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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 364.1
Author: Keefe, Patrick Radden
Title: Empire of pain
Remainder of title: the secret history of the Sackler dynasty /
Summary, etc. note: "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 to the arts and sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sackler's were responsible for making and marketing Oxycontin, a blockbuster painkiller that was a catalyst for the opioid crisis. Empire of Pain is a masterpiece of narrative reporting and writing, exhaustively documented and ferociously compelling"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780385545686
International Standard Book Number: 0385545681
: (hardcover)
: (hardcover)
: (audiobook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780385697545
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: n-us---
Classification number: HD9666.94
Item number: K444 2021
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 338.7/616151092273
Classification number: B
Dates associated with a name: 1976-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Patrick Radden Keefe.
Title proper/short title: Secret history of the Sackler dynasty
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: Doubleday/ Random House
Date of publication: 2021
: New York :
: Doubleday,
: [2021]
Extent: xii, 535 pages :
Other physical details: illustrations ;
Dimensions: 24 cm
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-515) and index.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: Donated by Andrew Feniman
Purchase price: 32.50
Personal name: Sackler family.
Personal name: Sackler, Arthur M.
General subdivision: Family.
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Purdue Pharma L.P.
General subdivision: History.
Subject: Rich people
Subject: Pharmaceutical industry
Form subdivision: Biography.
General subdivision: Marketing.
General subdivision: Corrupt practices.
Geographic subdivision: United States
: Purchase
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: Filed under FY21 LOAN
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