Up Close: Rachel Carson (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 10, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
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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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The book is well researched. - LibraryThing
I just didn't find the writing interesting. - LibraryThing
... the writing is clear and a pleasure to read. - LibraryThing

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User 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

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User 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

Contents

Title Page
THREE An Adventurous Mind
FIVE SevenMinute Fish Tales
EIGHT Can t Stop Researching
TEN Under the Name of Civilization
TWELVE An Argument with a Woman
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Ellen S. Levine is a web producer, writer, editor, and consultant in marketing and publicity.

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