• The Edge of the Sea

  • By: Rachel Carson
  • Narrated by: Kaiulani Lee
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (33 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place."

A book to be listened to 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 listeners is discovering why Rachel Carson's books have become cornerstones of the environmental and conservation movements.

New introduction by Sue Hubbell.

©1955 Rachel L. Carson (P)2016 Recorded Books

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Beautiful book, beautiful narration

great way to learn about the creatures living on the Eastern aeaboard as far south as Florida. Carson's writing is informative and poetical. You can really tell how much she loves the sea.

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Profoundly Elegant

The poetic prose of Rachel Carson is beautifully read in this performance. This book creates such beautiful imagery in the mind's eye. I will forever visit the seaside with a much invigorated and inspired perspective.

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Making Science into Poetry

Perfect union of Carson's elegant prose and biology with Kaiulani Lee's clear, precise spoken delivery.