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Silent spring / Rachel Carson ; with an introduction by vice president Al Gore ; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling].

Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 (author.). Darling, Lois, (illustrator.). Darling, Louis, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 copy at Wyomissing.
  • 27 copies at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Wyomissing Public Library 363.7384 C (Text) 35012000725930 Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0395683300
  • ISBN: 9780395683309
  • ISBN: 0395683297
  • ISBN: 9780395683293
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Company, [1994]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-355) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A fable for tomorrow -- The obligation to endure -- Elixirs of death -- Surface waters and underground seas -- Realms of the soil -- Earth's green mantle -- Needless havoc -- And no birds sing -- Rivers of death -- Indiscriminately from the skies -- Beyond the dreams of the Borgias -- The human price -- Through a narrow window -- One in every four -- Nature fights back -- The rumblings of an avalanche -- The other road.
Summary, etc.:
Presents facts about the effects of pesticides on the environment, health and genetics.
Target Audience Note:
1340L Lexile
Subject: Pesticides > Environmental aspects.
Pesticides > Toxicology.
Pesticides and wildlife.
Insect pests > Biological control.
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