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

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

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (453-515) and index.
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 Provided by publisher.
Subject: Sackler family.
Sackler, Arthur M. > Family
Purdue Pharma L.P.
Rich people > United States > Biography.
Pharmaceutical industry > Marketing.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices.
Genre: Biographies.
Family histories.

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Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
by Keefe, Patrick Radden
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Table of Contents

Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prologue: The Taprootp. 1
Book IPatriarch
1    A Good Namep. 11
2    The Asylump. 20
3    Med Manp. 34
4    Penicillin for the Bluesp. 53
5    China Feverp. 66
6    The Octopusp. 76
7    The Dendur Derbyp. 96
8    Estrangementp. 108
9    Ghost Marksp. 120
10    To Thwart the Inevitability of Deathp. 131
Book IIDynasty
11    Apollop. 143
12    Heir Apparentp. 151
13    Matter of Sacklerp. 163
14    The Ticking Clockp. 173
15    God of Dreamsp. 185
16    H-Bombp. 198
17    Sell, Sell, Sellp. 205
18    Ann Hedoniap. 220
19    The Pablo Escobar of the New Millenniump. 239
20    Take the Fallp. 262
Book IIILegacy
21    Turksp. 289
22    Tamperproofp. 305
23    Ambassadorsp. 317
24    It's a Hard Truth, Ain't Itp. 332
25    Temple of Greedp. 350
26    Warpathp. 363
27    Named Defendantsp. 378
28    The Phoenixp. 392
29    Un-namingp. 406
Afterwordp. 435
Acknowledgmentsp. 443
A Note on Sourcesp. 446
Notesp. 453
Indexp. 517

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