The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work

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G.K. Hall, 1972 - Science - 350 pages
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Drawing from Rachel Carson's writings, the recollections of her closest friends, and the author's own long association with her, Brooks has created a unique biography that shows vividly how Carson was able to merge two seemingly divergent passions--for literature and science. Photos and drawings.

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About the author (1972)

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.

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