Author(s): Chris McGreal
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A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic--devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusions. Now updated with new details on Big Pharma lawsuits.
"With great reporting and compelling storytelling, American Overdose lays bare the tragedy of the opioid epidemic tearing at the soul of the United States. Those who want to understand the issue of narcotics and addiction have to read it."
—Ioan Grillo, author of El Narco
"A deftly researched account of America's opioid epidemic. McGreal's book is authoritative in tone and vernacular in style....[A] powerful narrative."
"[A] powerful account ... American Overdose is a tale of bad decision making, greed and malfeasance that is still unfolding, and not one about which we can afford to be complacent."
—Nick Hopkinson, British Medical Journal