Rachel Carson and Her Sisters (Paperback)

Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment

By Robert K. Musil

Rutgers University Press, 9780813576213, 328pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2015

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In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience. On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, Rachel Carson and Her Sisters helps underscore Carson's enduring environmental legacy and brings to life the achievements of women writers and advocates who influenced and were influenced by her and Silent Spring.

About the Author

ROBERT K. MUSIL is President and CEO of The Rachel Carson Council, Inc., senior fellow at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University in Washington, D.C., and author of Hope for a Heated Planet. He is the former CEO of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Physicians for Social Responsibility and an award-winning journalist.