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The Resource On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, by William Souder, (sound recording)

On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, by William Souder, (sound recording)

Label
On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson
Title
On a farther shore
Title remainder
the life and legacy of Rachel Carson
Statement of responsibility
by William Souder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaught was the insecticide DDT. Effective against crop pests as well as insects that transmitted human diseases such as typhus and malaria, DDT had at first appeared safe. But as its use expanded, alarming reports surfaced of collateral damage to fish, birds, and other wildlife. Silent Spring was a chilling indictment of DDT and its effects, and it shocked the public and forced the government to take action--despite a withering attack on Carson from the chemicals industry. The book awakened the world to the heedless contamination of the environment and eventually led to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency and to the banning of DDT and a host of related pesticides
Cataloging source
BLACP
Dewey number
  • 508.092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QH31.C33
LC item number
S68 2012ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, by William Souder, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Read by David Drummond
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 15:30:00
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed., unabridged.
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 15 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470826642
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781470826642
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7185
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 984093
  • (OCoLC)ocn798336492
  • (OCoLC)798336492
  • (Pol)984093
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, by William Souder, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Read by David Drummond
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 15:30:00
  • "Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed., unabridged.
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 15 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470826642
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781470826642
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7185
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 984093
  • (OCoLC)ocn798336492
  • (OCoLC)798336492
  • (Pol)984093
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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