Silent Spring by Rachel Carson audiobook

Silent Spring

By Rachel Carson
Read by Kaiulani Lee

Recorded Books, Inc.
10.64 Hours 1
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First published in 1962, Silent Spring can singlehandedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. No other book has so strongly influenced the environmental conscience of Americans and the world at large. "Silent Spring came as a cry in the wilderness, a deeply felt, thoroughly researched, and brilliantly written argument that changed the course of history."-Vice President Al Gore

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First published in 1962, Silent Spring can singlehandedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. No other book has so strongly influenced the environmental conscience of Americans and the world at large. "Silent Spring came as a cry in the wilderness, a deeply felt, thoroughly researched, and brilliantly written argument that changed the course of history."-Vice President Al Gore

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Author Bio: Rachel Carson

Author Bio: Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson (1907–1964) was an American marine biologist, conservationist, and author. After pursuing writing full-time, she was awarded the US National Book Award and helped to inspire a reversal of national pesticide policy, leading to the ban of DDT and other pesticides. She was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter and is credited with beginning the environmental movement that led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 10.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English