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Summary

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America (2018) details the explosion of OxyContin use in Appalachia in the 1990s and 2000s and the widespread heroin addiction that ensued when medical providers began restricting access to prescription opioids in the late 2000s and 2010s. 

Journalist and author Beth Macy, who once worked as a reporter in Roanoke, Virginia, traces the efforts of local activists, doctors, law enforcement officials, and parents to combat opioid dependence.... 

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  • 02-12-18

Don't pay for chapter headings

This is not an Abridged version of a book. It's more like the CliffsNotes in outline form.
If you're studying for class, skim the damn book you read. If you're interested in the topic, don't pay for this less than nothing short piece of dry trash.

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  • 30-11-18

Good Summary

Narration: Clear and unhurried.

Content: Summary appears to describe the key elements and structure of the story. I am inclined to now listen to the full length version.