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Death in Mud Lick : a coal country fight against the drug companies that delivered the opioid epidemic / Eric Eyre.

Eyre, Eric, 1965- (author.). Axtell, Michael David, (narrator.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at York County Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Collinsville Community Library Adults 362.29 EYR Audiobook (Text) 34259000511503 Audio Area New Available -
Guthrie Memorial Library: Hanover's Public Library Adults 362.29 EYR Audiobook (Text) 34007002410590 Audio Area Available -
  Plated 2020: In Memory of Arlene Utz Hollinger

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781797104690
  • ISBN: 1797104691
  • ISBN: 9781797104706
  • ISBN: 1797104705
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
A Death in Mud Lick -- Prescription for Pain -- Kings of Kermit -- The Easter Bunny -- Raided -- Addicts' Rights -- A Step Up -- A Seismic Shift -- The Pekingese -- Sustained Outrage -- The Chase -- Hunger Games -- The Drop -- Dragging and Lagging -- A Door Cracked Open -- Eighteen Words -- A Legal Cartel -- Home Court -- High Noon -- 780 Million Pills, 1,728 Deaths -- Misery's Price Tag -- List of the Dead -- Damage Control -- A Death in Marrowbone Creek -- "How in God's Name?" -- Bankrupt -- Paper and Tapes -- "What's the Punishment?" -- Whose Pills? -- Three Feet Deep -- Epilogue.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Michael David Axtell.
Summary, etc.:
This book tells the story of a pharmacy in Kermit, West Virginia, that distributed twelve million opioid pain pills in three years to a town with a population of 382 people. Eyre follows the opioid shipments into individual counties, pharmacies, and homes in West Virginia and explains how they hooked thousands on prescription drugs, resulting in the highest overdose rates in the country. The author uncovered a massive opioid pill-dumping scandal that shook the foundation of America's largest drug companies.
Subject: Opioid abuse > West Virginia.
Drug abuse > West Virginia.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices > West Virginia.
Drugs > Overdose > West Virginia.
Genre: Audiobooks.
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