Unsilent Spring

Co-Author: Richard S. Simak

Story, first published: Stellar #2 (1976)

Despite some flashes of Simakian humor, the story, based on the idea that the human body could adapt to DDT*, exemplified Simak's filial devotion more than his writing skills.

* = DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is an organochlorine insecticide

Ewald, Robert J.: When the Fires Burn High and the Wind is from the North, p.119