We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the library. Find a location near you.

Silent Spring
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Your Rating: 0 stars
Star rating for

Average user rating: 4.2 stars
User ratings:
5 star
 
(3)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
HarperCollins 2002
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 11.5 - AR Pts: 19
Lexile measure:
1340L
Status:
Checked Out

Description

THE CLASSIC THAT LAUNCHED THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT

FEATURED ON NETFLIX'S 3 BODY PROBLEM

"Rachel Carson is a pivotal figure of the twentieth century...people who thought one way before her essential 1962 book Silent Spring thought another way after it."—Margaret Atwood

Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Rachel Carson's Silent Spring did exactly that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 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. As Carson reminds us, "In nature, nothing exists alone."

The introduction by the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of a ruthless assault form the chemical industry following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death.

"Wonder and humility are just some of the gifts of Silent Spring. They remind us that we, like all other living creatures, are part of the vast ecosystems of the earth of the earth...this is a book to relish: not for the dark side of human nature, but for the promise of life's possibility." —from the Introduction

Also in This Series

Formats

Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
OverDrive Read
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.

More Like This

Other Editions and Formats

More Copies In LINK+

Loading LINK+ Copies...

More Details

Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
10/22/2002
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780547527628
ASIN:
B004H1UELS
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 11.5, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
1340

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. (2002). Silent Spring. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. 2002. Silent Spring. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring. HarperCollins, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rachel Carson. Silent Spring. HarperCollins, 2002.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

Copy Details

LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection30

There are 7 holds on this title.

Staff View

Grouped Work ID:
26162ce4-3f9a-3efc-4bd3-f23699c05b2c
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jun 12, 2018 15:13:18
Date Updated:
Sep 13, 2022 22:09:32
Last Metadata Check:
Jul 17, 2024 18:06:53
Last Metadata Change:
Jul 14, 2024 03:20:40
Last Availability Check:
Jul 17, 2024 18:06:55
Last Availability Change:
Jul 17, 2024 18:06:55
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Jul 19, 2024 02:10:40

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG100.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG200.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG150.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG400.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780547527628
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B004H1UELS
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780547527628
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780618249060
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Rachel Carson
title
Silent Spring
dateAdded
2012-07-26T23:52:52.853Z
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=141&titleID=574189
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Sacramento Public Library (CA)
          • id: 1151
sortTitle
Silent Spring
crossRefId
574189
id
748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624
starRating
3.8

OverDrive MetaData

interestLevel
UG
isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: SilentSpring_9780547527628_574189
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 6134016
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780547527628
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: 0
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 1
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • isReadAlong: False
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 10/22/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0874-1/748/F13/E4/SilentSpring9780547527628.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: SilentSpring_574189
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B004H1UELS
      • name: Kindle Book
      • isReadAlong: False
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 10/22/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0874-1/748/F13/E4/SilentSpring9780547527628.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: SilentSpring_9780547527628_574189
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780547527628
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • isReadAlong: False
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 10/22/2002
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0874-1/748/F13/E4/SilentSpring9780547527628.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: Environmental Conservation & Protection
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Carson, Rachel
      • bioText: Rachel Carson (1907–1964) spent most of her professional life as a marine biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. By the late 1950s, she had written three lyrical, popular books about the sea, including the best-selling The Sea Around Us, and had become the most respected science writer in America. She completed Silent Spring against formidable personal odds, and with it shaped a powerful social movement that has altered the course of history.
      • name: Rachel Carson
imprint
Mariner Books Classics
publishDate
2002-10-22T00:00:00-04:00
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Silent Spring
fullDescription

THE CLASSIC THAT LAUNCHED THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT

FEATURED ON NETFLIX'S 3 BODY PROBLEM

"Rachel Carson is a pivotal figure of the twentieth century...people who thought one way before her essential 1962 book Silent Spring thought another way after it."—Margaret Atwood

Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Rachel Carson's Silent Spring did exactly that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 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. As Carson reminds us, "In nature, nothing exists alone."

The introduction by the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of a ruthless assault form the chemical industry following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death.

"Wonder and humility are just some of the gifts of Silent Spring. They remind us that we, like all other living creatures, are part of the vast ecosystems of the earth of the earth...this is a book to relish: not for the dark side of human nature, but for the promise of life's possibility." —from the Introduction

gradeLevels
      • value: Grade 10
      • value: Grade 11
reviews
      • premium: True
      • source: Publisher's Weekly
      • content:

        August 29, 1994
        This new edition of Carson's classic features a new introduction by Vice President Al Gore.

popularity
5066
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BWwAAAA2I/products/748f13e4-9031-45d1-90e1-6b3ae9b5a624/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
    • shareInLibby:
        • href: https://link.overdrive.com/share?q=7cIIAMShdiw
        • type: text/HTML
id
748f13e4-9031-45d1-90e1-6b3ae9b5a624
starRating
3.8
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG100.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG200.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG150.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/{748F13E4-9031-45D1-90E1-6B3AE9B5A624}IMG400.JPG
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Nature
      • value: Technology
      • value: Engineering
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDateText
10/22/2002
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780618249060
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

THE CLASSIC THAT LAUNCHED THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT

FEATURED ON NETFLIX'S 3 BODY PROBLEM

"Rachel Carson is a pivotal figure of the twentieth century...people who thought one way before her essential 1962 book Silent Spring thought another way after it."—Margaret Atwood

Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Rachel Carson's Silent Spring did exactly that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 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. As Carson reminds us, "In nature, nothing exists alone."

The introduction by the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, tells the story of Carson's courageous defense of her truths in the face of a ruthless assault form the chemical...

sortTitle
Silent Spring
lexileScore
1340
crossRefId
574189
publisher
HarperCollins
atos
11.5
bisacCodes
      • code: NAT011000
      • description: Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
      • code: SCI100000
      • description: Science / Natural History
      • code: TEC009010
      • description: Technology & Engineering / Chemical & Biochemical