Under the Sea WindBook - 2007
For the centennial of the birth of Silent Spring author Rachel Carson, a new edition of her groundbreaking paean to the sea
Celebrating the mystery and beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat, Under the Sea-Wind -Rachel Carson's first book and her personal favourite - is the early masterwork of one of America's greatest nature writers. Evoking the special mystery and beauty of the shore and the open sea-its limitless vistas and twilight depths-Carson's astonishingly intimate, unforgettable portrait captures the delicate negotiations of an ingeniously calibrated ecology.
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LPL_ShirleyB Jun 29, 2018
Read this meditative, poetic prose to learn about sea creatures while inspiring your own writing.
"Rachel Carson informed a new movement beyond conservation into environmentalism with Silent Spring, but before that her lyrical writing in Under the Sea Wind is important. It's about the sea—something she loved. When you can read about something people loved that gives you fuel and motivati... Read More »
Rachel Carson's first book is part of a trilogy of books about ecology of the sea. Her writing is informative and at the same time lyrical like a poet.