Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
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, this prize-winning investigative reporter takes us into the epicenter of America’s 20+ 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.
In Dopesick, Beth Macy puts the full force of her skills and passion into reporting on this widespread and deadly epidemic. Don’t miss hearing from this bestselling author about where we are in America today…and where we go from here.