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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rwilliamson - LibraryThing
I wanted to like this book more than I did. It was well researched and well written but it did not keep me engaged. Levine included Carsonís own words throughout the book. The book includes chapter ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - chelsea6273 - LibraryThing
A well-written, interesting biography about Rachel Carson, this book depicts the "mother of the environmental movement" as a strong, intelligent, and hard working female scientist. Written ... Read full review