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Main Title Under the sea-wind : a naturalist's picture of ocean life /
Author Carson, Rachel, ; Carson, Rachel Louise.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 1952
OCLC Number 00280632
Subjects Marine biology--Atlantic Ocean ; Marine animals--Atlantic Ocean ; Marine ecology--Atlantic Ocean ; Zeeèen ; Dieren
Additional Subjects Marine biology--Atlantic Ocean
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QH92.C3 1952 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 01/01/1988
EJBM  QH92.C3 1952 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
Edition {New ed. with corrections}
Collation 314 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Notes
Book I-Edge of the Sea -- Book II-The Gull's Way -- Book III-River and Sea. Rachel Carson--pioneering environmentalist and author of Silent Spring--opens our eyes to the wonders of the natural world in her groundbreaking paean to the sea. 2016 marks the 75th Anniversary of the publication of Under the Sea-Wind. Celebrating the mystery and beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat, Under the Sea-Wind--Rachel Carson's first book and her personal favorite--is the early masterwork of one of America's greatest nature writers. Evoking the special mystery and beauty of the shore and the open sea--its limitless vistas and twilight depths--Carson's astonishingly intimate, unforgettable portrait captures the delicate negotiations of an ingeniously calibrated ecology.--'Under the Sea-Wind' presents a naturalist's picture of ocean life. This book is her breathtaking canvas of the fierce, competitive struggle for life takes place along the shore, in the open sea, and along the sea bottom. Linda Lear provides a new introduction.