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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1987], ©1962.
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Kit : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1962, Silent spring can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering enviornmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides.
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Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson
OCLC Number: 824307671
Notes: Imprint may vary.
Description: 10 books in a bag ; 15 x 17 x 5 in. + 1 folder.
Series Title: Instant book club.
Responsibility: by Rachel Carson ; drawings by Lois and Louis Darling ; foreword by Paul Brooks.

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First published in 1962, Silent spring can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising the awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. Scientist and pioneering enviornmentalist Rachel Carson presents a detailed account of the development of military biocides and their derivative cousins: our common pesticides and herbicides.

A cloth bag containing 10 copies of the title that also includes a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.

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