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

Macy, Beth, (author.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 56 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Henderson County Public Library.

Current holds

20 current holds with 56 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Edneyville Branch 362.29 M (Text) 33258008473808 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Fletcher Branch 362.29 M (Text) 33258008473998 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/24/2018
Henderson Main Branch 362.29 M (Text) 33258008473980 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/30/2018

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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