From Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, by Dan Fagin. (Bantam, 2013). Map copyright © David Lindroth Inc. This map would also be a useful reference for readers of Neal Stephenson's 'ecothriller' Zodiac, in which the catastrophe at Toms River appears in a fictional guise. Fagin's book is a real-life thriller, particularly for those of use who have spent summers swimming in these waters.