The Sea Around Us Author:Rachel Carson In this newly revised and illustrated edition of her wold-famous, award-winning classic, Rachel Carson reveals the science and poetry of the sea from its primeval beginnings to the latest scientific probings of its tantalizing mysteries. Oceanography made great strides during the exciting decade of the fifties; new discoveries were made, and Mis... more »s Carson describes the most important findings in the Appendix in a series of notes keyed to the original text.
"It is a work of science; it is stamped with authority. It is a work of art; it is saturated with the excitement of mystery. It is literature." - New York Herald Tribune« less