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Silent Spring

 
 
 
 
Silent Spring
Author: Rachel Carson
ISBN 13: 9780618249060
ISBN 10: 618249060
Edition: Anniversary
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date: 2002-10-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $14.95
 
 

Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Rachel Carson's Silent Spring did exactly that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 forced the government to ban DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century.

Publishers Weekly

This new edition of Carson's classic features a new introduction by Vice President Al Gore. (Sept.)