The Edge of the Sea

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Mariner Books Classics
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Pages
304
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.35 X 0.75 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395924969

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About the Author

RACHEL CARSON (1907-1964) was known as "the patron saint of the environmental movement." She was the author of Silent Spring, which exposed the dangers of pesticides and fertilizers. She passed away as she was finishing The Sense of Wonder.

NICK KELSH is a photographer who is the author of How to Photograph Your Life. A native of Fargo, North Dakota, he lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Anne.

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, adventurer, and author of more than thirty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including The Hummingbirds' Gift, The Hawk's Way, the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, and most recently, Of Time and Turtles, which was a New York Times bestseller. The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, writer Howard Mansfield, and a border collie.
Reviews

"Catching the life breath of science on the still glass of poetry." -- Time magazine

"It is a truly extraordinary world which Miss Carson vividly unfolds to us." -- The Atlantic

"Miss Caron's pen is as poetic as ever, and the knowledge she imparts is profound." -- Christian Science Monitor

"This combination of science and scintillating prose provides fascinating insights into the mysteries of the tides ... a masterpiece of ecological writing" (praise for the Sea Trilogy). -- The Guardian