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Silent Spring is a book written by Rachel Carson and published by Houghton Mifflin in September 1962. The book is widely credited with helping launch the environmental movement. When Silent Spring was published, Rachel Carson was already a well-known writer on natural history, but had not previously been a social critic.
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- Raptis Rare Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Silent Spring.
- Carson, Rachel
- Book condition
- Houghton Mifflin Company
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- Rachel Carson Autograph, Rachel Carson Signed First Edition, Silent Spring First Edition, Silent Spring Signed First Edition
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