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Toms River : a story of science and salvation

Author: Dan Fagin
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fagin, Dan.
Toms River.
New York : Bantam Books, c2013
(OCoLC)830395166
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Fagin
ISBN: 9780553806533 055380653X 9780345538611 0345538617
OCLC Number: 794973718
Description: xv, 538 p. : map ; 25 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Dan Fagin.

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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.

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