Book Talk: Beth Macy - Dopesick
Description: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.
"Masterfully interlaces stories of communities in crisis with dark histories of corporate greed and regulatory indifference" from a journalist who has lived through it (New York Times)-Beth Macy's definitive account of America's opioid epidemic, from the boardroom to the courtroom and into the living rooms of Americans struggling to save themselves and their families now more than ever