October 15, 1998
5.5 X 8.35 X 0.75 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author
Rachel Carson (1907-1964) spent most of her professional life as a marine biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. By the late 1950s, she had written three lyrical, popular books about the sea, including the best-selling The Sea Around Us, and had become the most respected science writer in America. She completed Silent Spring against formidable personal odds, and with it shaped a powerful social movement that has altered the course of history.
Sue Hubbell was the author of eight books, including A Country Year and New York Times Notable Book A Book of Bees. She wrote for the New Yorker, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Smithsonian, and Time, and was a frequent contributor to the "Hers" column of the New York Times.
"A brilliantly written argument that changed the course of history." - Vice President Al Gore "Catching the life breath of science on the still glass of poetry." Time Magazine