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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin ; Cambridge, Mass. : Riverside Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An important, controversial account ... of the way in which man's use of poisons to control insect pests and unwanted vegetation is changing the balance of nature." Booklist.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964.
Silent spring.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin ; Cambridge, Mass. : Riverside Press, 1962
(DLC) 60005148
(OCoLC)561302
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling
ISBN: 9780547527628 0547527624
OCLC Number: 610204281
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 368 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A fable for tomorrow --
The obligation to endure --
Elixirs of death --
Surface waters and underground seas --
Realms of the soil --
Earth's green mantle --
Needless havoc --
And no birds sing --
Rivers of death --
Indiscriminately from the skies --
Beyond the dreams of the Borgias --
The human price --
Through a narrow window --
One in every four --
Nature fights back --
Rumblings of an avalanche --
Other road.
Responsibility: by Rachel Carson ; drawings by Lois and Louis Darling.

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"An important, controversial account ... of the way in which man's use of poisons to control insect pests and unwanted vegetation is changing the balance of nature." Booklist.

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