The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, 1952-1964Book - 1995
Rachel Carson's landmark book Silent Spring set the modern environmental movement in motion.This very special collection of letters from Rachel Carson to her Maine summer neighbor Dorothy Freeman offers an intimate, spellbinding look at Carson's private life and thoughts. An intimate collection of letters from the woman who sparked the modern environmental movement. "What is revealed in this selection of letters is the extraordinary, private person of Carson and her relationship with Freeman, the nature-loving, homebody friend of her later years. . . . It is not often that a collection of letters reveals character, emotional depth, personality, indeed intellect and talent, as well as a full biography might; these letters do all that." -Doris Grumbach, The New York Times Book Review
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1995.
Branch Call Number: BIO Carson R.
Characteristics: xxx, 567 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.