I read this book for my local book club in honor of Earth Day. While I understand the importance of the book, Rachel Carson, and her work, it was a very tedious read. I think that it was the hardest book for me to get through since I graduated college. There were many valid points, but I felt many were redundant. I have admired Ms. Carson for some time, so I challenged myself to read the text as critically as possible, rather than become another acolyte. When she brought up the Eskimos...
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