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Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the company that addicted America / Beth Macy.

Macy, Beth, (author.).
Book Book (2018.)
Description: vi, 376 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
9 of 25 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
2 current holds with 25 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 362.29 Macy (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780316551243
  • ISBN: 0316551244
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.
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.
Citation: Macy, Beth. "Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the company that addicted America." New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

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