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Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America  Cover Image Book Book

Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America

Macy, Beth (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316551243
  • ISBN: 0316551244
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 376 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-363) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Opioid abuse United States
Medication abuse United States
Oxycodone
Oxycodone abuse United States

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  • 54 of 57 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Woodbury Public Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 57 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Woodbury Public Library 362.2909 MACY (Text)
Digital Bookplate/Donation note: ASAP Recovery Library
34018147124046 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Woodbury Public Library 362.2909 MACY (Text) 34018142708272 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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