A STORY OF SCIENCE AND SALVATION
“An edge-of-your-seat account of industry and illness …. a new classic of science reporting” — The New York Times
“A gripping environmental thriller” — Kirkus Reviews (starred)
“A crisp, hard-nosed probe into corporate arrogance and the power of public resistance” – Publishers Weekly
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.