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The Resource Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty, Patrick Radden Keefe, (text large print)

Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty, Patrick Radden Keefe, (text large print)

Label
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty
Title
Empire of pain
Title remainder
the secret history of the Sackler dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Radden Keefe
Title variation
Secret history of the Sackler dynasty
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, who built their fortune on the sale of Valium and later sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis
Writing style
Award
Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, 2021.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10951613
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keefe, Patrick Radden
Dewey number
  • 929.20973
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
CT274.S175
LC item number
K444 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sackler family
  • Sackler, Arthur M.
  • Rich people
  • Purdue Pharma L.P
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret history of the Sackler dynasty
Label
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty, Patrick Radden Keefe, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [757]-926) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Dendur derby
  • Estrangement
  • Ghost marks
  • To thwart the inevitability of death
  • Dynasty.
  • Apollo
  • Heir apparent
  • Matter of Sackler
  • The ticking clock
  • God of dreams
  • Prologue: The taproot
  • H-bomb
  • Sell, sell, sell
  • Ann Hedonia
  • The Pablo Escobar of the new millennium
  • Take the fall
  • Legacy.
  • Turks
  • Tamperproof
  • Ambassadors
  • It's a hard truth, ain't it
  • Patriarch.
  • Temple of greed
  • Warpath
  • Named defendants
  • The phoenix
  • Un-naming
  • Afterword
  • A good name
  • The asylum
  • Med man
  • Penicillin for the blues
  • China fever
  • The octopus
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
974 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593416280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1247653786
  • (OCoLC)1247653786
Label
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty, Patrick Radden Keefe, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [757]-926) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Dendur derby
  • Estrangement
  • Ghost marks
  • To thwart the inevitability of death
  • Dynasty.
  • Apollo
  • Heir apparent
  • Matter of Sackler
  • The ticking clock
  • God of dreams
  • Prologue: The taproot
  • H-bomb
  • Sell, sell, sell
  • Ann Hedonia
  • The Pablo Escobar of the new millennium
  • Take the fall
  • Legacy.
  • Turks
  • Tamperproof
  • Ambassadors
  • It's a hard truth, ain't it
  • Patriarch.
  • Temple of greed
  • Warpath
  • Named defendants
  • The phoenix
  • Un-naming
  • Afterword
  • A good name
  • The asylum
  • Med man
  • Penicillin for the blues
  • China fever
  • The octopus
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
974 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593416280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1247653786
  • (OCoLC)1247653786

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