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Macy, Beth: Dopesick

Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Now a major TV series on Disney+ 'A shocking investigation... Dopesick is essential' The Times 'Unfolds with all the pace of a thriller' Observer 'A deep - and deeply needed - look into the troubled soul of America' Tom Hanks 'Essential reading' New York Times 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'
Autor Macy, Beth
Verlag Head of Zeus
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 416 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D2.5 cm 304 g
Coverlag Apollo (Imprint/Brand)
Now a major TV series on Disney+ 'A shocking investigation... Dopesick is essential' The Times 'Unfolds with all the pace of a thriller' Observer 'A deep - and deeply needed - look into the troubled soul of America' Tom Hanks 'Essential reading' New York Times 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'
CHF 20.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-80328-427-9
Verfügbarkeit: Lieferbar in 24 Stunden

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