The Sense of WonderDownloadable Audiobook - 2007
First published more than three decades ago, this award-winning classic brings Rachel Carson's unique vision to a new generation of readers. The sense of wonder relates Carson's intimate account of adventures with her young nephew, Roger, as they enjoy walks along the rocky coast of Maine and through dense forests and open fields, observing wildlife, strange plants, moonlight, and storm clouds and listening to the living music of insects in the underbrush. It is a refreshing antidote to indifference and a guide to capturing the simple power of discovery that Carson views as essential to life. The sense of wonder is a timeless volume that will be passed on from parent to child to grandchild, as treasured as the memory of an early-morning walk when the song of a bird was heard as if for the first time.
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, 2007.
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