Up Close: Rachel Carson
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 humankind’s 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 Carson’s own words throughout the book. The book includes chapter ... Read full review
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