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Courage for the Earth : writers, scientists, and activists celebrate the life and writing of Rachel Carson

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Honoring the centennial of the birth of the pioneering naturalist, a compilation of essays celebrates Carson's contributions to the birth of the environmental movement, in a collection that features works by Al Gore, John Hay, and Linda Lear.
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Nonfiction
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 9780618872763 0618872760
OCLC Number: 77522749
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Peter Matthiessen --
Love, fear, and witnessing / Linda Lear --
On Silent spring / Edward O. Wilson --
Rachel Carson in The highest tide / Jim Lynch --
Silent spring : a father-daughter dance / Sandra Steingraber --
Rachel Carson and Silent spring / Al Gore --
Withered sedge and yellow wood : poetry in Silent spring / John Elder --
A long view of Rachel Carson / John Hay --
Changing sex / Janisse Ray --
The moral courage of Rachel Carson / Terry Tempest Williams --
Silent future : Rachel Carson and the creeping apocalypse / Freeman House --
Always a naturalist / Robert Michael Pyle --
Remembrance of life / Linda Lear.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Matthiessen.
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Honoring the centennial of the birth of the pioneering naturalist, a compilation of essays celebrates Carson's contributions to the birth of the environmental movement, in a collection that features works by Al Gore, John Hay, and Linda Lear.

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