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Rachel Carson : Witness for Nature

Rachel Carson : Witness for Nature - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805034271

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ISBN13: 978-0805034271
ISBN10: 0805034277
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Edition/Copyright: 97
Publisher: Owl Books
Published: 1997
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Rachel Carson : Witness for Nature - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805034271

Linda Lear

ISBN13: 978-0805034271
ISBN10: 0805034277
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 97
Publisher: Owl Books

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, published in 1962, did more than any other single publication to alert the world to the hazards of environmental poisoning and to inspire a powerful social movement that would alter the course of American history. This definitive, long-overdue biography shows how Carson, already a famous nature writer, became a reluctant reformer. It is a compelling portrait of the determined woman behind the publicly shy but brilliant scientist and writer.

A New York Times Notable Book of 1997

Author Bio

Lear, Linda :

Linda Lear, research professor of environmental history at George Washington University, was the consultant on the PBS documentary about Rachel Carson. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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