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Silent Spring
By Linda Lear (introduced by), Rachel Carson and Edward O. Wilson ( (other contributor))
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date October 22, 2002
Pages 378
Binding Paperback
Edition Anv
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618249060
ISBN-10 0618249060
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Original list price $14.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A handsome anniversary edition of the classic environmental study discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans, in a volume that incorporates new essays by activist Terry Tempest Williams and Carson biographer Linda Lear. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century.  


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Hardcover
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With Linda Lear (other contributor) | 40 anv edition from Houghton Mifflin (October 22, 2002)
9780618253050 | details & prices | 378 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (March 1, 1997)
9780783880532 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $23.95
About: Rachel Carson's 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.
Reprint edition from Buccaneer Books (October 1, 1994)
9781568495521 | details & prices | List price $27.95
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
from Clarion Books (January 1, 1994)
9780395683309 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $24.95
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans
Paperback
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With Edward O. Wilson (other contributor), Linda Lear (other contributor) | Anv edition from Mariner Books (October 22, 2002)
9780618249060 | details & prices | 378 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.
With Curtis Roads | Reprint edition from Mariner Books (September 1, 1994)
9780395683293 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $14.00
This edition also contains Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans
from Houghton Mifflin (January 30, 1987)
9780395453902 | details & prices | List price $9.95
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans
Reissue edition from Fawcett Books (June 1, 1985)
9780449209387 | details & prices | List price $3.50
About: Rachel Carson indicts those who encourage the indiscriminate use of pesticides and other poisons in this classic account of the earth's imminent destruction
Cassette/Spoken Word
With Ellen Burstyn (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Dh Audio (June 1, 1999)
9780886464967 | details & prices | 4.74 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $16.99
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (September 1, 1994)
9780606056007 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $22.46
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (July 1, 2003)
9780613623629 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.54 lbs | List price $26.90
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780808505167 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $23.45
About: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans

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