"If any book can do justice to the important legacy of Rachel Carson, it is this one. Powerfully and clearly written, this is an important contribution to both environmental and literary understanding." --Derrick Jensen
, environmentalist, one of Utne Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World" and author of Endgame
" Rachel Carson had one of those exemplary lives always worth learning more about--her career was varied and important long before it climaxed with Silent Spring, and this book provides a concise and very useful account!" --Bill McKibben, author Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
About the Author
Arlene R. Quaratiello (Durham, NH) is an adjunct instructor of English at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH. She is the author of The College Student’s Research Companion, 4th ed. (2007).