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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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'Silent Spring' is Rachel Carson's bestselling, scientifically passionate exposure of the effects of the indiscriminate use of chemicals. She describes how pesticides are applied to farms, forests and gardens, with scant regard to the consequences.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson
ISBN: 9780141391526 0141391529 9780141912295 0141912294
OCLC Number: 782988356
Description: 1 v. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Rachel Carson.

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Exposes the destruction of wildlife through the indiscriminate use of pesticides. This title describes the nests full of eggs that would never hatch, the rivers bloated with poisoned fish and the  Read more...

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Carson's books brought ecology into popular consciousness Daily Telegraph If anybody asked me to write about my hero, it would be Rachel Carson -- A. S. Byatt Rachel Carson educated a planet... One Read more...

 
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