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

Macy, Beth (author.).

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 362.290973 MACY 2018 (Text) 23892000945595 Main Collection Book None 08/27/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316551243
  • ISBN: 0316551244
  • Physical Description: 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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