Death in Mud Lick

Death in Mud Lick

A Coal Country Fight Against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic

Book - 2020 | First Scribner hardcover edition
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Death in Mud Lick is the story of a pharmacy in Kermit, West Virginia, that distributed nearly 9 million opioid pain pills in two years to a town with a population of 382 people--and of one woman, desperate for justice, after losing her brother to overdose. Debbie Preece's fight for accountability for her brother's death took her well beyond the Sav-Rite Pharmacy in coal country, ultimately leading to three of the biggest drug wholesalers in the country. She was joined by a crusading lawyer and by local journalist, Eric Eyre, who uncovered a massive opioid pill-dumping scandal that shook the foundation of America's largest drug companies--and won him a Pulitzer Prize.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2020
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781982105310
1982105313
Characteristics: xiv, 289 pages ; 24 cm

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