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The Resource Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life, by Ellen Levine

Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life, by Ellen Levine

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Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life
Title
Rachel Carson
Title remainder
a twentieth-century life
Statement of responsibility
by Ellen Levine
Title variation
Up close: Rachel Carson, a twentieth-century life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses author and marine biologist Rachel Carson's efforts to protect the environment, from her childhood nature outings through the impact of her 1962 book, "Silent Spring."
Member of
Summary
Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," about the danger of pesticides had a significant impact on the environmental movement of the 1960s
Writing style
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
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202208
Cataloging source
BKX
Dewey number
  • 570.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
011-up
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Up close
Target audience
juvenile
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a twentieth-century life
Label
Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life, by Ellen Levine
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-215) and index
Contents
Wild birds and creatures -- Vision splendid -- Adventurous mind -- Roaring seaward, and I go -- Seven-minute fish tales -- Superb indifference -- Field mice for twelve -- Can't stop researching -- She's done it again -- Under the name of civilization -- Reverence for life -- Argument with a woman -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Permissions and acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780670062201
Lccn
2007298178
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Rachel Carson : a twentieth-century life, by Ellen Levine
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-215) and index
Contents
Wild birds and creatures -- Vision splendid -- Adventurous mind -- Roaring seaward, and I go -- Seven-minute fish tales -- Superb indifference -- Field mice for twelve -- Can't stop researching -- She's done it again -- Under the name of civilization -- Reverence for life -- Argument with a woman -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Permissions and acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780670062201
Lccn
2007298178
Other physical details
ill.

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