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"Carson's book has changed the world". ("The Times"). Impassioned, poetic and brilliantly written, "Silent Spring" is now recognized as one of the ...Show synopsis"Carson's book has changed the world". ("The Times"). Impassioned, poetic and brilliantly written, "Silent Spring" is now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. In it, Rachel Carson exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread and indiscriminate use of pesticides. She described the nests full of eggs that would never hatch, the rivers bloated with poisoned fish and the children killed by the very chemicals which had previously been lauded as miracle potions, and sprayed without reservation across the country. Despite condemnation in the press and heavy-handed attempts by the chemical industry to ban the book, Rachel Carson's book directly lead to changes in government policy and inspired the modern ecological movement.Hide synopsis
Silent Spring (DH Audio) – Audiobook cassette (1987)
Audiobook cassette, DH Audio 1987
ISBN: 0886461839 ISBN-13: 9780886461836
Rachel Carson awakened a generation of Americans to the dangers of pesticide pollution with shocking case histories that document the immediacy of the threat. Read by Ellen Burstyn.Rachel Carson awakened a generation of Americans to the dangers of pesticide pollution with shocking case histories that document the immediacy of the threat. Read by Ellen Burstyn.Hide
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Chemicals are threatening the whole environment. Plants, animals and human beings are in danger because of greedy and ignorance. The rise of cancer, and rare alergies and respiratory diseases could be exaplained by the abuse of chemicals.
This book is a must read for anyone who cares about humanity and the environment we inhabit. Ms. Carlson skillfully explains how species, including humanity, don't live in a microcosm, but are instead enmeshed - on a global scale - with every other living species. She clearly demonstrates the folly ...
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