Cover image for Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life
Title:
Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life
ISBN:
9780670062201
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, 2007.
Physical Description:
224 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series:
Contents:
Wild birds and creatures -- Vision splendid -- Adventurous mind -- Roaring seaward, and I go -- Seven-minute fish tales -- Superb indifference -- Field mice for twelve -- Can't stop researching -- She's done it again -- Under the name of civilization -- Reverence for life -- Argument with a woman -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Permissions and acknowledgments -- Index.
Reading Level:
1060 L Lexile
Personal Subject:
Summary:
Discusses author and marine biologist Rachel Carson's efforts to protect the environment, from her childhood nature outings through the impact of her 1962 book, "Silent Spring."
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