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Lost Woods : The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson

ISBN-10: 0807085472

ISBN-13: 9780807085479

Edition: 1999

Authors: Rachel Carson, Linda Lear

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Edited and with an Introduction by Linda Lear This trove of previously uncollected writings by the author of Silent Spring is a priceless addition to our knowledge of the great environmentalist and her life. "[Carson's] writing still sparkles. . . . This book should be required reading." -Bill Sharp, The New York Times Book Review
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 9/15/1999
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 288
Size: 8.25" wide x 5.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Rachel Carson(19071964) is widely acknowledged to be Americas greatest nature writer and one of the first environmentalists. Her three other books are the prophetic Silent Spring(1962), The Edge of the Sea(1956), and The Sea Around Us(1951). Linda Learis an environmental historian and biographer, and author of the prizewinning Rachel Carson: Witness for Natureand of Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature.

Introduction
Undersea
My Favorite Recreation
Fight for Wildlife Pushes Ahead/Chesapeake Eels Seek the Sargasso Sea
Ace of Nature's Aviators
Road of the Hawks
An Island I Remember
Mattamuskeet: A National Wildlife Refuge
Memo to Mrs. Eales on Under the Sea-Wind
Lost Worlds: The Challenge of the Islands
New York Herald-Tribune Book and Author Luncheon Speech
Jacket Notes for the RCA Victor Recording of Claude Debussy's La Mer/National Symphony Orchestra Speech
Remarks at the Acceptance of the National Book Award for Nonfiction
Design for Nature Writing
Mr. Day's Dismissal
Preface to the Second Edition of The Sea Around Us
Our Ever-Changing Shore
Four Fragments from Carson's Field Notebooks
The Edge of the Sea
The Real World Around Us
Biological Sciences
Two letters to Dorothy and Stanley Freeman
The Lost Woods. A Letter to Curtis and Nellie Lee Bok
Clouds
Vanishing Americans
To Understand Biology/Preface to Animal Machines
A Fable for Tomorrow
Women's National Press Club Speech
A New Chapter to Silent Spring
Letter to Dr. George Crile, Jr.
The Pollution of Our Environment
Letter to Dorothy Freeman
Credits
Acknowledgments
Index