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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Penguin ; London, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposes the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. This book aims to creates public awareness of the environment.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson
ISBN: 9780141184944 0141184949 9780808505167 0808505165
OCLC Number: 861963815
Notes: Originally published 1999. Now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, "Silent Spring" exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. Despite condemnation in the press and heavy-handed attempts by the chemical industry to ban the book, Rachel Carson succeeded in creating a new public awareness of the environment which led to changes in government and inspired the ecological movement.
Description: 336 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Carson.

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