Book Club Summer 2021: The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson
About the author:
Rachel Carson was a writer, scientist, and ecologist. Carson graduated from Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University) in her home state in 1929. She later studied at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, and received her MA in zoology from Johns Hopkins University in 1932.
Writing radio scripts during the Depression for the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, she also contributed feature articles on natural history for the Baltimore Sun. She worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for fifteen years, eventually becoming their Editor-in-Chief for all official publications.
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