The Edge of the Sea

The Edge of the Sea

by Rachel Carson, Bob Hines
     
 

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place."
A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land. A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements.…  See more details below

Overview

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place."
A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land. A new generation of readers is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements.

New introduction by Sue Hubbell.

Editorial Reviews

Jonathan N. Leonard
People who get bored by too much lolling on beaches should read it as a guidebook.
New York Times Book Review, 1955
"A brilliantly written argument that changed the course of history." - Vice President Al Gore

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395285190
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/01/1979
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Sue Hubbell is the author of, among other works, A Country Year and A Book of Bees, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. She lives in Maine and Washington, D.C.

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