Title: Silent Spring
Author: Rachel Carson
SCIENCE ENVIRON CAR
Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.
This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson’s watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson 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 the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.