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

Fagin, Dan (Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 363.73 FAG 2013 (Text) 33892100266064 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/23/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780553806533
  • Physical Description: xv, 538 pages : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Marking time -- I. The ice cream factory -- Pirates -- Insensible things -- First fingerprints -- Secrets -- Sharkey and Columbo at the Rustic Acres -- Cells -- On Cardinal Drive -- II. Breach -- Water and salt -- Hippies in the kitchen -- The coloring contest -- Cases -- Acceptable risks -- Friends and neighbors -- III. Counting -- Two wards, two hits -- Cluster busting -- Moving on -- Invisible trauma -- A cork in the ocean -- Expectations -- IV. Causes -- Outsiders -- Surrogacy -- Blood work -- Associations -- Legacies.
Summary, etc.:
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 > New Jersey > Toms River Region.
Cancer > New Jersey > Toms River Region.
Groundwater > Pollution > Health aspects > New Jersey > Toms River Region.
Water quality > New Jersey > Toms River Watershed.
Toms River Watershed (N.J.) > Environmental conditions.

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