Book and Author Talk

152nd Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences

Dan Fagin - Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation


Toms River, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize and the Academies Communication Award for best book tells the story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution. Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, deep historical research and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

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