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Graham, Frank, Since "Silent Spring," Houghton Mifflin,1970.

Graham's book offers a detailed account of the pesticide controversy that followed the publication of Silent Spring.

Lear, Linda, Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, Henry Holt & Co., 1997.

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature is widely regarded as the definitive biography of Carson.

Waddell, Craig, ed., And No Birds Sing: Rhetorical Analyses of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring," Southern Illinois University Press, 2000.

The essays in this volume all focus on the language of Silent Spring, not always from the standpoint of the rhetorician, as the title suggests, but in the manner of literary critics more generally—one examining Carson's manuscripts for clues about the her intentions, another attempting to classify the book in terms of genre, etc.

Wargo, John, Our Children's Toxic Legacy: How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides, Yale University Press, 1996.

As the book's title indicates, Wargo asks whether...

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