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Author Fagin, Dan.

Title Toms River : a story of science and salvation / Dan Fagin.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  363.72 FAGIN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  363.72 FAGIN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  363.72 F13    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  363.7209 FAGIN    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  363.72 FAG    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  363.739 FAGIN    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  363.72 FAG    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 538 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-522) 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.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780553806533 (hbk. : acid-free paper) : $28.00
055380653X (hbk. : acid-free paper)
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