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Silent Spring
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HMH Books 2002
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Lexile measure:
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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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Street Date:
10/22/2002
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780547527628
ASIN:
B004H1UELS
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 11.5, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
1340
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. (2002). Silent Spring. HMH Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. 2002. Silent Spring. HMH Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring. HMH Books, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. Silent Spring. HMH Books, 2002. Web.

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