Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
Winner of the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism
Winner of the National Academies Science Book Award
Winner of the SEJ Rachel Carson Environment Book Award
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.