The True Tale of America's Opiate EpidemicBook - 2015
Sam Quinones chronicles how, over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin-- the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, 2 to 3 times purer than its white powder cousin-- to the veins of people across the United States.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Bloomsbury Press,, 2015
Characteristics: xii, 368 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Dream-land : the true tale of America's opiate epidemic