Speaking for nature: how literary naturalists from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson have shaped America

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Houghton Mifflin Co., Jan 1, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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Samples of the writings of great literary naturalists supplement an examination of the lives of the outstanding friends of our earth

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Contents

The Yosemite Story
33
The Gentle Art of See1ng
59
The Forces of Nature and Man
81
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About the author (1980)

Paul Brooks was editor-in-chief at Houghton Mifflin for twenty years. He was the editor of the Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides and of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. He received the John Muir Medal, the top national award given by the Sierra Club, for his environmental efforts and the Hal Borland Award of the Audobon Society. Mr. Brook's books include Roadless Area (winner of the John Burroughs Medal), Speaking for Nature, The View from Lincoln Hill, and The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work.