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Title:
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America
Author:
Macy, Beth, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
vi, 376 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Chronicles America's more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis.
Language:
English
Contents:
Part one: The People v. Purdue. The United States of Amnesia ; Swag 'n' Dash ; Message board memorial ; "The corporation feels no pain" -- Part two: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. Suburban sprawl ; "Like shooting Jesus" ; FUBI ; "Shit don't stop" -- Part three: "A broken system." Whac-a-mole ; Liminality ; Hope on a spreadsheet ; "Brother, wrong or right" ; Outcasts and inroads -- Epilogue: Soldier's Disease.
ISBN:
9780316551243
Format :
Book

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