Up Close: Rachel Carson (Google eBook)
Rachel Carson combined her love of science and writing in her award-winning and controversial book Silent Spring. Revealing the dangers of pesticide use, it brought readers a new awareness of humankindís contamination of the environment and ultimately led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Review: Up Close: Rachel CarsonUser Review - Chris Young - Goodreads
This book really shines when the subject's own writing is quoted, revealing a passionate observer and interpreter of the natural world. That Rachel Carson was able to write a number of best-selling ... Read full review
Review: Up Close: Rachel CarsonUser Review - Cindy - Goodreads
Four stars for what it is, a short bio of a woman/scientist/poet I wanted to know more about. I want to know more because she was a really unique person. I felt really angry on her behalf for what she ... Read full review