Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology (Women of Our Time)


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Rachel Carson--scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about science in a way that everyone could understand and enjoy. With her controversial book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson changed the way we look at our planet.

Contains black-and-white illustrations.

"Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach."

About the Women of Our Time series:
International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.

Title:: Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology (Women of Our Time)


Categories: Biography,

Publisher: Puffin: 1989-05-01

ISBN Number:: 0140322426

ISBN Number: 13: 9780140322422

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070607112255