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

Macy, Beth, author. (Author).
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  • 9 of 54 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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67 current holds with 54 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alleghany Public Library 362.290973 MAC (Text) 40599001036204 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/01/2018
Broadway Branch 362.29 MACY (Text) 33262003255971 New Materials-Books Available -
Clemmons Branch 362.293 M (Text) 0112522155038 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/02/2018
Cleveland County Main Library 362.29 MAC (Text) 22281500138259 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 09/24/2018
Columbus Library ONORDER (Text) POLK516369429099 On Order On order -
Cumberland Headquarters 362.2909 M (Text) 31781065073247 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 09/25/2018
Denton Public Library 362.293 M (Text) 25908006869148 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 09/27/2018
Dunn Public Library 362.29 Mac / Lease (Text) 33436001651816 Adult Nonfiction Available -
East Asheville Library 362.290973 MAC (Text) 0020511918235 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/03/2018
East Regional Library 362.2909 M (Text) 31781065073262 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/08/2018
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  • 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

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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 abuse > United States.

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