text On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaught was the insecticide DDT. ... Read more
Part One. Water World -- Miss Carson's Book -- Bright as the Mid-day Sun -- Biologizing -- The English Connection and the Ocean Deep -- This Beautiful and Sublime World -- Author Triumphant -- Part Two. Silent Spring -- Dorothy -- The Enduring Sea... Read more
496 p.;
Crown Publishing Group 2012

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