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Author QuotedRachel Carson
Title QuotedSilent spring / by Rachel Carson ; drawings by Lois and Louis Darling
Date (Year/Month/Day)1963/01/11
ImprintBoston [etc.] : Houghton Mifflin [etc.]. 1962
QuotationI am reading the Rachel Carson book, Silent Spring. That too is powerful. Have you seen it? You certainly should. It is about the destruction and pollution of wildlife and natural resources through the use of insecticides which have been promoted commercially beyond all reason. Another aspect of the same basic trouble.
Quotation SourceThomas Merton and James Laughlin: Selected Letters.; Edited by David D. Cooper. / New York: W.W. Norton. 1997, p. 217
Letter toJames Laughlin
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