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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

English - 404 pages - ISBN-10: 9780618249060 - ISBN-13: 0618249060

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First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. “Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations . . . [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters” (Peter Matthiessen, for Time's 100 Most Influential People of the Century).This edition celebrates Rachel Carson's watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication ofSilent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.

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Zoey Mercado

OMG I love this book there is really no words to describe the way I feel about this book

Kelly Ivan

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Zoey Anderson

Enjoyed the whole book can't wait to read the whole series.

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