The Resource Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America, Beth Macy, (sound recording)

Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America, Beth Macy, (sound recording)

Label
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America
Title
Dopesick
Title remainder
dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America
Statement of responsibility
Beth Macy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling author of Factory Man comes the only book to fully chart the opioid crisis in America-an unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines. In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how this national crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched. Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning high school football stars into heroin overdose statistics, Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mother's question-why her only son died-and comes away with a harrowing story of greed and need. From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, Macy parses how America embraced a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm. In some of the same distressed communities featured in her bestselling book Factory Man, the unemployed use painkillers both to numb the pain of joblessness and pay their bills, while privileged teens trade pills in cul-de-sacs, and even high school standouts fall prey to prostitution, jail, and death. Through unsparing, yet deeply human portraits of the families and first responders struggling to ameliorate this epidemic, each facet of the crisis comes into focus. In these politically fragmented times, Beth Macy shows, astonishingly, that the only thing that unites Americans across geographic and class lines is opioid drug abuse. But in a country unable to provide basic healthcare for all, Macy still finds reason to hope-and signs of the spirit and tenacity necessary in those facing addiction to build a better future for themselves and their families
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Macy, Beth
Dewey number
362.290973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RC568.O45
LC item number
M33 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Little, Brown and Co
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Opioid abuse
  • Medication abuse
  • Oxycodone
  • Oxycodone abuse
  • Social sciences
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Label
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America, Beth Macy, (sound recording)
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Copyright
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  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 sound discs (10 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549194689
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD38900
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD38900
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America, Beth Macy, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 sound discs (10 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549194689
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD38900
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD38900
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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