Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature


Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, released in 1962, did greater than the other unmarried e-book to alert the realm to the risks of environmental poisoning and to motivate a strong social circulate that will regulate the process American background. This definitive, sweeping biography indicates the origins of Carson's fierce commitment to common science--and tells the dramatic tale of ways Carson, already a recognized nature author, turned a brillant if reluctant reformer. Drawing on unprecendented entry to assets and interviews, Lear masterfully explores the roots of Carson's strong connection to the flora and fauna, crafting a " effective portrait of the environmentalist as a person" (Smithsonian).

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