Book Detail

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

ISBN: 9780385545686

Contributors: Keefe, Patrick Radden (Author)

Publisher: Doubleday Books, 2021

Binding: Hardcover (Readerbound Available)

Retail: $32.50

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1 copy: $25.35
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Description

"The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions: Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing OxyContin, a blockbuster painkiller that was a catalyst for the opioid crisis"--

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