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Silent spring

Author: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling; Houghton Mifflin Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company ; Cambridge [Massachusetts] : The Riverside Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964.
Silent spring.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin ; Cambridge, Mass. : Riverside Press, 1962
(OCoLC)610204281
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling; Houghton Mifflin Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),
ISBN: 039516611X 9780395166116 0395683297 9780395683293 061825305X 9780618253050 0395075068 9780395075067
OCLC Number: 561302
Description: x pages, 6 unnumbered pages, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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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