Silent Spring Pdf Book winner of 8 awards, is the history-making bestseller that stunned the world with its terrifying revelation about our contaminated planet. No science-fiction nightmare can equal the power of this authentic and chilling portrait of the un-seen destroyers which have already begun to change the shape of life as we know it.
Silent Spring Pdf Book
Awards received by Rachel Carson for SILENT SPRING:
- The Schweitzer Medal (Animal Welfare Institute)
- The Constance Lindsay Skinner Achievement Award for merit in the realm of books (Women’s National Book Association)
- Award for Distinguished Service (New England Outdoor Writers Association)
- Conservation Award for 1962 (Rod and Gun Editors of Metropolitan Manhattan)
- Conservationist of the Year (National Wildlife Federation)
- 1963 Achievement Award (Albert Einstein College of Medicine — Women’s Division)
- Annual Founders Award (Isaak Walton League)
- Citation (International and U.S. Councils of Women)
⇒ “I recommend SILENT SPRING above all other books.” N. J. Berrill author of MAN’S EMERGING MIND
⇒”Certain to be history-making in its influence upon thought and public policy all over the world.” Book-of-the-Month Club News
⇒”Miss Carson is a scientist and is not given to tossing serious charges around carelessly. When she warns us, as she does with such a profound sense of urgency, we ought to take heed. SILENT SPRING may well be one of the great and towering books of our time. This book is must be reading for every responsible citizen.” Chicago Daily
⇒ “Miss Carson’s cry of warning is timely. If our species cannot police itself against overpopulation, nuclear weapons, and pollution, it may become extinct.” The New York Times
⇒ “A great woman has awakened the Nation by her forceful account of the dangers around us. We owe much to Rachel Carson.” Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior
⇒ “It is high time for people to know about these rapid changes in their environment, and to take an effective part in the battle that may shape the future of all life on earth.” The New York Times Book Review
⇒”It should come as no surprise that the gifted author of THE SEA AROUND US can take another branch of science and bring it so sharply into focus that any intelligent layman can understand what she is talking about.
Understand, yes, and shudder, for she has drawn a living portrait of what is happening to this balance of nature as decreed in the science of life and what man is doing (and has done) to destroy it and create a science of death.” –Virginia Kirkus Bulletin.
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