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I would recommend this book to anyone not just science enthusiasts.
The personification of the animals -- to give them human names and describe their feelings -- is also very unique in nature books.
For me this timeless story was one that I have carried with me for most of my life and it only gets better with each rereading.
Glorious anthropormophic treatment of three sea creatures (a seabird, an eel -- no, it's not disgusting -- and a mackerel by the woman whose "Silent Spring" helped stop... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Ochiltree II
Reading Rachel Carson's first book, "Under the Sea Wind" (1941), is like reading poetry. Not so much a science book, even though the science therein is accurate, but more... Read morePublished 3 months ago by LastRanger
I bought this after Google's splash page led me to Ms Carson's Wikipedia page. A lively read, very old school, but fascinating and a pleasant read.Published 7 months ago by Susan Smith
Rare blend of science & poetry that opens your heart & mind to appreciate the importance of all life on this planet that we share.Published 12 months ago by Marshall F Sargent
A rare treat to read such a well written book And to learn so much. Some chapters took my breath away.Published 14 months ago by book lover
I bought this book for an environmental literature class I was taking at IU. I wasn't expecting much but it turned out to be one of my favorite reads that semester. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sam Underwood