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    Hersteller: Head of Zeus

    Dopesick von Macy, Beth

    Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America

    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR.

    'A shocking investigation ... [Dopesick] is essential' The Times.
    'Shifting effortlessly between the socio-political and the personal, Macy weaves a complex tale that unfolds with all the pace of a thriller' Observer.
    'Dopesick is a deep - and deeply needed - look into the troubled soul of America' Tom Hanks.
    'Dopesick goes to the heart of one of the most urgent problems of our time' The Tablet.

    Beth Macy reveals the disturbing truth behind America's opioid crisis and explains how a nation has become enslaved to prescription drugs.

    This powerful and moving story explains how a large corporation, Purdue, encouraged small town doctors to prescribe OxyContin to a country already awash in painkillers. The drug's dangerously addictive nature was hidden, whilst many used it as an escape, to numb the pain of of joblessness and the need to pay the bills. Macy tries to answer a grieving mother's question - why her only son died - and comes away with a harrowing tale of greed and need.

    'An unflinching look at the opioid crisis in the US ... Truly shocking in some places, Dopesick is a wake-up call for doctors and the pharmaceutical industry' British Journal of General Practice.
    B-Format Paperback
    Autor Macy, Beth
    Verlag Head of Zeus
    Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Erscheinungsjahr 2019
    Seitenangabe 416 S.
    Meldetext Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
    Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
    Masse H19.8 cm x B12.7 cm x D2.9 cm 301 g
    Coverlag Apollo (Imprint/Brand)
    Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
    978-1-78854-942-4
    Fr. 18.50
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    Fr. 16.65
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    Über den Autor Macy, Beth

    Beth Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books Truevine and Factory Man. Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard.

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