American epidemic: reporting from the front lines of the opioid crisis

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A first-of-its kind collection of the most vivid reporting about the most lethal addiction crisis ever

Just a few years ago, the opioid crisis could be referred to as a &;silent epidemic,&; but it is no longer possible to argue that the scourge of opiate addiction being overlooked. This is in large part thanks to the extraordinary writings featured in this volume, which includes some of the most impactful reporting in the United States in recent years addressing the opiate addiction crisis. American Epidemic collects, for the first time, the key works of reportage and analysis that provide the best picture available of the origins, consequences, and human calamity associated with the epidemic.Spirited, informed, and eloquently written, American Epidemic will serve as an essential introduction for anyone seeking insight into the deadliest drug crisis in American history.

 

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