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READ: Pulitzer-Winning Book “Toms River” Links Toxic Dumping to Cancer

Web ExclusiveApril 22, 2014

Watch our interview with author, Dan Fagin and read an excerpt from his book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation,” which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, for exposing the story of how a small town in New Jersey was ravaged by industrial pollution.

Excerpted from TOMS RIVER by Dan Fagin. Copyright © 2013 by Dan Fagin. Used by permission of Batam Books, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group. All rights reserved.

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