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Pfiesteria: Crossing Dark Water - The True Story Behind the Pfiesteria Menace That Now Threatens the Nation's Tidal Waters
Pfiesteria: Crossing Dark Water tells the true story of this public health menace. It describes how the "doc from Pocomoke" made the first confirmed diagnosis of human illness, and then developed the first successful treatment for victims of the disease. Dr. Shoemaker explains how the conclusions of a blue ribbon state commission -- which blamed pfiesteria blooms on runoff ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Ritchie C Shoemaker
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The overall information was good, although everything is repeated over and over again - it felt like to make it long enough for a book. Also, the writing is poor and on top of that, poorly edited. It is still worth the read to understand how agriculture, the environment, and government intersect to cause a horrible mess.