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The Edge of the Sea

by Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land. A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements. New introduction by Sue Hubbell. (A Mariner Reissue)

The Edge of the Sea

by Rachel Carson Robert W. Hines

In her luminous descriptions of intertidal life, Carson shows her remarkable ability to describe the beauties of science and the natural world.

Lost Woods (The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson)

by Rachel Carson

Provides a sense of "Silent Spring" (1962) author Rachel Carson's evolution as a writer and thinker through a presentation of some of her less-known writings including field notebook entries, letters, magazine articles, and a television script.

The Sea Around Us

by Rachel Carson

The sea has always challenged the minds and imagination of men and even today it remains the last great frontier of Earth.

Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson Edward O. Wilson Linda Lear

First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations . . . [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's 100 Most Influential People of the Century).This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.

Silent Spring (40th anniversary edition)

by Rachel Carson

Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations . . . [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time"s 100 Most Influential People of the Century). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson"s watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson"s courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.

Under the Sea-Wind

by Rachel Carson

Evoking the special mystery and beauty of the shore and the open sea, its limitless vistas and twilight depths, Carson is astonishingly intimate, as this unforgettable portrait captures the delicate negotiations of an ingeniously calibrated ecology.

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