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Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty / Patrick Radden Keefe.

Available copies

  • 3 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 338.476151 .K26e 2021 (Text) 37814003341907 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 05/03/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library 920 KEE 2021 (Text) 33892100731463 Adult New Books Book None 04/14/2021 Checked out 06/22/2021
Ontario Community Library 338.47 KEEFE (Text) 33330004581734 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 05/03/2021 In process -
Southern Wasco County Library 929.2 KEEF (Text) 33892006344650 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_2months 04/20/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 929.20973 KEE (Text) 33892006655527 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 04/19/2021 Checked out 06/14/2021
Weston Public Library 362.29 K19 (Text) 37886000122365 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/23/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385545686
  • ISBN: 0385545681
  • Physical Description: xii, 535 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes genealogical tree on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-515) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The taproot -- Patriarch. A good name ; The asylum ; Med man ; Penicillin for the blues ; China fever ; The octopus ; 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 ; 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 ; Temple of greed ; Warpath ; Named defendants ; The phoenix ; Un-naming.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Sackler family.
Sackler, Arthur M. > Family.
Rich people > United States > Biography.
Purdue Pharma L.P.
Pharmaceutical industry > Marketing.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices.
Genre: Biographies.
Family histories.
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