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Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty / Patrick Radden Keefe.
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty / Patrick Radden Keefe.
Av: Keefe, Patrick Radden 1976- (Författare/medförfattare)
Utgivningsår: 2021
Språk: Engelska
Hylla: Ldz Sackler
Medietyp: Bok
Kategori: Facklitteratur
Förlag: Picador
ISBN: 9781529063073 1529063078
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The highly-anticipated portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing. The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions - Harvard; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oxford; the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations in the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing Oxycontin, a blockbuster painkiller that was a catalyst for the opioid crisis-an international epidemic of drug addiction which has killed nearly half a million people. In this masterpiece of narrative reporting and writing, Patrick Radden Keefe exhaustively documents the jaw-dropping and ferociously compelling reality. Empire of Pain is the story of a dynasty: a parable of 21st century greed.

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