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Toms River

A Story of Science and Salvation
Fagin, Dan (Book - 2013)
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Toms River
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Recounts the decades-long saga of the New Jersey seaside town plagued by childhood cancers caused by air and water pollution due to the indiscriminate dumping of toxic chemicals.
Authors: Fagin, Dan
Title: Toms River
a story of science and salvation
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xv, 538 p. :,map ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Dan Fagin
Contents: Marking time
The ice cream factory. Pirates ; Insensible things ; First fingerprints ; Secrets ; Sharkey and Columbo at the Rustic Acres ; Cells ; On Cardinal Drive
Breach. Water and salt ; Hippies in the kitchen ; The coloring contest ; Cases ; Acceptable risks ; Friends and neighbors
Counting. Two wards, two hits ; Cluster busting ; Moving on ; Invisible trauma ; A cork in the ocean ; Expectations
Causes. Outsiders ; Surrogacy ; Blood work ; Associations ; Legacies
Summary: Recounts the decades-long saga of the New Jersey seaside town plagued by childhood cancers caused by air and water pollution due to the indiscriminate dumping of toxic chemicals.
ISBN: 9780553806533
055380653X
Branch Call Number: 363.7209749 F155t 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Drinking water Contamination Health aspects Toms River Region Cancer Toms River Region Groundwater Pollution Health aspects Toms River Region Water quality New Jersey Toms River Watershed Toms River Watershed (N.J.) Environmental conditions
Topical Term: Drinking water
Cancer
Groundwater
Water quality
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Fagin, Dan. Toms River. 1st ed. New York : Bantam Books, c2013 9780345538611 (OCoLC)830395166
LCCN: 2012017030
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For years, large chemical companies had been using Toms river as their private dumping ground. And when the alarming incidents of childhood cancers were brought to the attention of authorities, nothing happened...at least, at first.


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