6 edition of Rachel Carson found in the catalog.
Describes the life and studies of Rachel Carson, highlighting her writing and activities to save the environment.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
|Statement||by Eve Stwertka.|
|Series||A First book|
|LC Classifications||QH31.C33 S79 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||90013092|
Sep 23, · On June 4, , less than a year after the controversial environmental classic “Silent Spring” was published, its author, Rachel Carson, testified before a Senate subcommittee on . Jan 28, · Rachel Carson was born and grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania. Her mother, Maria Frazier McLean, was a teacher, and well educated. Rachel Carson's father, Robert Warden Carson, was a salesperson who was often unsuccessful.
Sep 14, · Rachel Carson was an unlikely crusader. Born in Springdale, Pennsylvania, far from the sea with which she was later so closely identified, she spent her childhood absorbed in books and in the wild things around her home, to which her mother had lovingly introduced her. . Sep 10, · Any time a writer mentions Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring or the subsequent U.S. ban on DDT, the loonies come out of the woodwork. They blame Carson’s book for ending the use of DDT as a mosquito-killing pesticide. And because mosquitoes transmit malaria, that supposedly makes her culpable for just about every malaria death of the past half century.
Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a . Jul 01, · Rachel Carson sent tremors through American society with the publication of her book "Silent Spring." Carson, a marine biologist who died two years after publication of the book, wrote "Silent Spring" when she received a letter from a concerned citizen lamenting the mass death of birds after a DDT spraying/5(5).
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Rachel Carson wrote only four books, but each of them in some measure changed the way we thought about ourselves and our world. All four of those published during her lifetime were "best-sellers". A fifth book The Sense of Wonder was published posthumously. May 26, · By Rachel Carson Lost Woods is a collection of Carson’s little-known or unpublished writings, but it rings with the passion, poeticism, and wisdom of her most popular books.
Jun 26, · Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World offers a glimpse at the early life that shaped her interest in nature, and the way one person's /5(39).
Perhaps the finest nature writer of the Twentieth Century, Rachel Carson () is remembered more today as the woman who challenged the notion that humans could obtain mastery over nature by chemicals, bombs and space travel than for her studies of ocean life.
Rachel Carson taught at the University of Maryland for five years before joining the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Her first book, Under the Sea-Wind (), described marine life in Born: May 27, Carson used it as an introduction to a very scientifically complicated and already controversial subject.
This “fable” made an indelible impression on readers and was used by critics to charge that Carson was a fiction writer and not a scientist. May 24, · Rachel Carson started an environmental awareness revolution with this book in She shed light on the harm of pesticides and other commonly /5().
Carson's first book, Under the Sea-Wind, published inhighlighted her unique ability to present deeply intricate scientific material in clear poetic language that could captivate her readers and pique their interest in the natural world.
Carson resigned from government service in to devote herself to her writing. She wrote several other articles designed to teach people about the wonder and beauty of the living world, including "Help Your Child to Wonder," () and "Our Ever-Changing.
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.4/5.
Dec 18, · Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Rachel Carson: Silent Spring & Other Writings on the Environment (LOA #) (Library of America). Aug 13, · Carson, a renowned nature author and a former marine biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, or FWS, was uniquely equipped to create so startling and inflammatory a book.
Silent Spring, nonfiction book written by Rachel Carson that became one of the most-influential books in the modern environmental movement. Published inSilent Spring was widely read by the general public and became a New York Times best seller.
The book provided the impetus for tighter. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 17 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis.
Oct 03, · Silent Spring came out in the paperback version I just bought in - the year I was born. I had read of Rachel Carson, and snippets of this book, and others bits of her work, but I'd never read ALL of this classic/5(9).
Mar 03, · “Silent Spring,” a little book, written inthat to this day brings such fear-filled hatred and hostility from the chemical industry and the politicians and businesses who financially benefit from them. “Silent Spring,” a beautiful heartfelt work. I thank God for Rachel Carson.
I knew of Rachel Carson before I read this book – rather, I knew that she had written Silent Spring, which I knew was a defining book of the modern ecology movement. But reading Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature introduced me for the first time to Rachel Carson, the woman/5.
Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World book. Read 76 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In celebration of the fiftieth an 4/5. INwhen Rachel Carson undertook to write the book that became Silent Spring, she was fifty years old.
She hadspent most of her professional life as a marine biologist and writer with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. But now she was a world-famous author, thanks to the fabulous success of The Sea Around Us, published seven years before.
Free download or read online Silent Spring pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 27thand was written by Rachel Carson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this non fiction, environment story are. The book has been awarded with National 4/5. Apr 11, · On Nov. 1,Rachel Carson published her first book, Under the Sea-Wind.
Although written for adults, the book had a child-like sense of wonder.Always, Rachel: The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, (Concord Library) Mar 1, The Sea Around Us - Signed by Rachel L.
Carson Jan 1, by Rachel L. Carson Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances.Under the Sea Wind: A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life () is the first book written by the American marine biologist Rachel steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com book was published by Simon & Schuster in ; it received very good reviews, but sold poorly.
After the great success of a sequel The Sea Around Us (Oxford, ), it was reissued by Oxford University Press; that edition was an alternate Book-of-the Author: Rachel L. Carson.