Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson

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Beacon Press, 1999 - Nature - 267 pages
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Edited and with an Introduction by Linda Lear

This trove of previously uncollected writings by the author of Silent Spring is a priceless addition to our knowledge of the great environmentalist and her life.

"[Carson's] writing still sparkles. . . . This book should be required reading." -Bill Sharp, The New York Times Book Review
  

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

A well-chosen collection of writings of Rachel Carson, spanning her career and offering insight into her development as an ecologist, writer, and advocate. The selections include articles, personal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sara Takacs - Goodreads

Get acquainted or re-acquainted with Rachel Carson. Her prose is beautiful and her plea to take care of our planet, well, more relevant than ever! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Part
Undersea
My Favorite Recreation
Fight for Wildlife Pushes Ahead Chesapeake Eels Seek the Sargasso
Ace of Natures Aviators
Road of the Hawks
An Island I Remember
Four Fragments from Carsons Field Notebooks
The Edge of the
The Real World Around
Biological Sciences
Two Letters to Dorothy and Stanley Freeman
The Lost Woods A Letter to Curtis and Nellie Lee
Clouds
Part Four

A National Wildlife Refuge
Part
Memo to Mrs Eales on Under the SeaWind
The Challenge of the Islands
New York HeraldTribune Book and Author Luncheon Speech
Jacket Notes for the RCA Victor Recording of Claude Debussys La MerNational Symphony Orchestra Speech
Remarks at the Acceptance of the National Book Award for Nonfiction
Design for Nature Writing
Mr Days Dismissal
Preface to the Second Edition of The Sea Around
Part Three
Our EverChanging Shore
Vanishing Americans
To Understand Biology Preface to Animal Machines
A Fable for Tomorrow
Womens National Press Club Speech
A New Chapter to Silent Spring
Letter to Dr George Crile
The Pollution of Our Environment
Letter to Dorothy Freeman
Credits
Acknowledgments
Index
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Linda Lear is author ofRachel Carson: Witness for Nature.She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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