Toms River (book)

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
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Author Dan Fagin
CountryUnited States
Subject Environmental issues in the United States, environmental science, oncology
Publisher Bantam
Publication date
March, 2013
Media typePrint (Hardback)
ISBN 978-0-553-80653-3
LC Class 2012-017030

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation is a 2013 non-fiction book by the American author Dan Fagin. [1] It is about the dumping of industrial pollution by chemical companies including Ciba-Geigy, in Toms River, New Jersey, beginning in 1952 through the 1980s, [2] and the epidemiological investigations of a cancer cluster that subsequently emerged there. The book won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, [3] the 2014 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, [4] and the 2014 National Academies Communication Award. [5]



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