Toms River

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Politics, Environmental Politics
Paperback Published on: 07/04/2015
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Newly available in paperback, Dan Fagin's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution is environmental reporting at its best. The true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and has been hailed by The New York Times as "a new classic of science reporting." Now available in paperback with a new afterword by acclaimed author Dan Fagin, the book masterfully blends hard-hitting investigative journalism, scientific discovery, and unforgettable characters. Rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, Toms River is an epic of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate avarice and government neglect, and of a few brave individuals who refused to keep silent until the truth was exposed.

  • Publisher: Island Press
  • ISBN: 9781610915915
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm

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