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Dreamland : the true tale of America's opiate epidemic / Sam Quinones.

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  • 2 of 23 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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13 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 362.293 QUI DRE (Text) 34207002052315 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 02/23/2018
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 362.29 QUINONES (Text) 34706001528688 Non-Fiction 300-399 On holds shelf -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 362.29 QUINONES (Text) 34706001535048 Non-Fiction 300-399 On holds shelf -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 362.29 QUINONES (Text) 34706001535055 Non-Fiction 300-399 In transit -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 362.29 QUINONES (Text) 34706001535204 Non-Fiction 300-399 Checked out 03/10/2018
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 362.29 QUINONES (Text) 34706001535287 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
Butler PL - Butler 362.29 QUI (Text) 73174005024827 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 362.29 (Text) 78321000026106 Adult Non-Fiction In transit -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 362.293 QUI (Text) 34304000788204 Adult - Nonfiction In transit -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 362.293 Qui (Text) 32604000203734 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620402528
  • ISBN: 1620402521
  • Physical Description: x, 374 pages : maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "With a great reporter's narrative skill and the storytelling ability of a novelist, acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones weaves together two tales of capitalism catastrophically run amok. The unfettered prescribing of pain medications during the 1990s reached its peak in Purdue Pharma's campaign to market OxyContin, its new, expensive--extremely addictive--miracle painkiller. Meanwhile, a massive influx of black tar heroin--cheap, potent, and originating from one small county on Mexico's west coast, independent of any drug cartel--assaulted small towns and midsize cities across the country, driven by a brilliant, almost unbeatable marketing and distribution system. Together these phenomena continue to lay waste to communities from Tennessee to Oregon, Indiana to New Mexico"--Back cover.
Awards Note: National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, 2015.
Subject: Drug traffic > Mexico.
Drug addiction > United States.
Heroin abuse > United States.
Oxycodone > United States.
Narcotics > United States.
American Dream.

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