Rachel L. Carson (1907–1964)

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Rachel L. Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania, USA. She was a writer, known for The Sea Around Us (1953), Omnibus (1952) and The Sense of Wonder (2001). She died on April 14, 1964 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Omnibus Writer


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 2008 A Sense of Wonder (Video) (based on the life and writings of - as Rachel Carson)
 2001 The Sense of Wonder (Documentary) (book "The Sense of Wonder" - as Rachel Carson)
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Better Half (1956) ... (writer - segment "Something about the Sky")
 1953 The Sea Around Us (Documentary) (based on the book by)
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 1963 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
- The Verdict of the Silent Spring of Rachel Carson (1963) ... Herself (as Rachel Carson)
- The Silent Spring of Rachel Carson (1963) ... Herself (as Rachel Carson)
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 2017 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Rachel Carson (2017) ... Herself
 2014 The Sixties (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Marine Biologist
- The Times They Are A-Changin' (2014) ... Herself - Marine Biologist (as Rachel Carson)
 2009 Infrarouge (TV Series documentary)
 2009 Earth Days (Documentary)
 1992 Pandora's Box (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself - Biologist
- Goodbye Mrs Ant (1992) ... Herself - Biologist (as Rachel Carson)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: Under the Sea Wind, The Sea Around Us (1953), The Edge of the Sea and Silent Spring (the latter warned against pesticides).

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2 Print Biographies | See more »

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Rachel Carson

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Personal Quote:

Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song. [on the effect of chemical insecticides and fertilizers, 1962]


Won a National Book Award in 1952 for her non-fiction book "The Sea Around Us." See more »

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