Sam Quinones

Sam Quinones is an American journalist and author known for his works on social issues, particularly those related to the opioid crisis in the United States. He has written several acclaimed books, including 'Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic' and 'The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth.'


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  1. 1. Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

    This book provides an in-depth exploration of the opioid crisis in America, tracing its origins and examining its devastating impact. It delves into the lives of addicts, doctors, drug traffickers, and families affected by the epidemic, providing a comprehensive look at the complex factors that contributed to the crisis. The narrative also discusses the role of pharmaceutical companies and uncovers how the aggressive marketing of painkillers led to widespread addiction. Additionally, it sheds light on the black tar heroin trade, revealing how it has infiltrated small towns and suburban communities.

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