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Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson

Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson By Rachel Carson Linda Lear Lost Woods The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson When Rachel Carson died of cancer in her four books including the environmental classic Silent Spring had made her one of the most famous people in America This trove of previously uncollected

  • Title: Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson
  • Author: Rachel Carson Linda Lear
  • ISBN: 9780807085479
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson By Rachel Carson Linda Lear When Rachel Carson died of cancer in 1964, her four books, including the environmental classic Silent Spring, had made her one of the most famous people in America This trove of previously uncollected writings is a priceless addition to our knowledge of Rachel Carson, her affinity with the natural world, and her life.
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    1. David Schaafsma on said:

      Making America Great AgainFrom Mr Day s Dismissal A Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post, April 22, 1953.In 1952 Republicans won the White House and immediately began dismantling environmental protections in favor of big business concerns Day was fired as Secretary of the Interior and replaced by a political appointee with no experience in environmental work I know this is shocking to read, because no current administration would do something this stupid with the natural world currently i [...]

    2. Jennifer Chin on said:

      Fascinating look at the forces that shaped Carson s life before she wrote Silent Spring, and a great portrait into some of her deeper passions and ambitions.

    3. Grady McCallie on said:

      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 letters, book prefaces, public speeches, and excerpts from Carson s field notebooks Many of the pieces themselves are slightly formal in style the descriptions of natural habitats are lyric virtually all offer incisive observations about the natural world Editor Linda Lear, who has published a biograph [...]

    4. Rift Vegan on said:

      What a wonderful book My favorite parts were Her field notes haha funny story about a little dog The Real World Around Us just wow Clouds something totally different And I was happily surprised by Preface to Animal Machines factory farming was just beginning in Europe, and Rachel Carson was concerned about animal welfare.

    5. Sara Takacs on said:

      Get acquainted or re acquainted with Rachel Carson Her prose is beautiful and her plea to take care of our planet, well, relevant than ever

    6. Skylinebal on said:

      Wonderfully informative about a deep thinker and compassionate leader.

    7. Kathy on said:

      Quotable About sundown the island, that had lain so silent all day long, began to come to life Then the forms of large, dark birds could be seen moving among its trees, and hoarse cries that brought to mind thoughts of ancient, reptilian monsters came across the water Sometimes one of the birds would emerge from the shadows and fly across our shore, then revealing itself as a great blue heron out for an evening s fishing.It was during those early evening hours that the sense of mystery that inve [...]

    8. Louis on said:

      Sometimes under a halogen with luck you ll meet the greatest writing in the world for yourself More sensitive than Tolstoy, informative wiki At every time feeling disconnected I open it with my thumb and reguardless of the place I sink in and it is possible to read Rachel Carson s dedication for Claude DeBussy s newest work titled La Mer , she had been called above all others because she thinks and responds to The Ocean as if it had the personality of a walking talking human being, a most wonde [...]

    9. Louis Profeta on said:

      I remember reading Rachel Carson in school, The Silent Spring, this book is full of her speeches, essays, and responses to environmental questions that seem very current, with it s content and her excellent style of speaking and writing as a poet would.There are very beautiful thoughts when she speaks of the ocean and tells of the living ocean being similar to human life and the caring it gives us.

    10. Sherrida Woodley on said:

      Another book on Rachel Carson that looks closely at her ethic and her vision With the upcoming 50th anniversary of her book Silent Spring beginning to bring her name back to a new generation or 2 of readers, I want to address her influence in my life This book, I ve heard, will help me hone in on some other facets of her life, lesser known but just as fascinating.

    11. Sara on said:

      Only got halfway through before it was due back at the library need to check it back out and finish it.

    12. Elspeth on said:

      A good introduction to the the writings of Rachel Carson Short readings covering the range of her thought as well as her life I now plan to read Silent Spring.

    13. C.A. Chicoine on said:

      This is a great book to introduce readers to Rachael Carson and her work.

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