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Toms River : a story of science and salvation

Author(s):
Fagin, Dan
Title(s):
Toms River : a story of science and salvationĀ / Dan Fagin.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
New York : Bantam Books, c2013.
Description:
xv, 538 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780553806533 (alk. paper)
055380653X (alk. paper)
9780345538611 (ebook)
0345538617 (ebook)
LCCN:
2012017030
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.
MeSH:
Air Pollution/adverse effects
Chemical Industry
Industrial Waste/adverse effects*
Neoplasms/epidemiology
New Jersey
Water Pollution, Chemical/adverse effects*
Publication Type(s):
Popular Works
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
NLM ID:
101607213 [Book]

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