Silent spring

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Lear, Linda, author of introduction.
Wilson, Edward O. author of afterword.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
061825305X, 9780618253050, 0618249060, 9780618249060
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Oak Brook Public Library - Nonfiction
632.9 CAR
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Fortieth anniversary edition.
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xix, 378 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Level 11.5, 19 Points
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"A Mariner book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-355) and index.
"First published in 1962, this book alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides. The outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred 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 fortieth anniversary edition celebrates the author's watershed book with new essays by the author and scientist Edward O. Wilson and the acclaimed 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 1963, the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964"--Publisher's description.
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Accelerated Reader AR,UG,11.5,19,67632.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Carson, R., Lear, L., & Wilson, E. O. (2002). Silent spring. Fortieth anniversary edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964, Linda, Lear and Edward O. Wilson. 2002. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964, Linda, Lear and Edward O. Wilson, Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carson, Rachel, Linda Lear, and Edward O Wilson. Silent Spring. Fortieth anniversary edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Print.

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