Annotations for Rachel Carson : A Twentieth-century Life


Baker & Taylor
Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," about the danger of pesticides had a significant impact on the environmental movement of the 1960s.

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Baker & Taylor
Rachel Carson's life is discussed with information about her love of science and her award-winning book Silent Spring, which revealed the dangers of pesticide use and led to the development of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Penguin Putnam
Rachel Carson combined her love of science and writing in her awardwinning and controversial book, Silent Spring. Revealing the dangers of pesticide use, it brought readers a new awareness of man?s contamination of the environment and ultimately led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.



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