Addicts who survived : an oral history of narcotic use in America before 1965 (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Addicts who survived : an oral history of narcotic use in America before 1965

Author: David T Courtwright; Herman Joseph; Don Des Jarlais
Publisher: Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, [2012] ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, offering an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the "classic" era of strict narcotic control.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David T Courtwright; Herman Joseph; Don Des Jarlais
ISBN: 9781572339378 1572339373
OCLC Number: 795762203
Notes: "With a new epilogue."
Description: xvi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Becoming an addict --
In the life --
Treatment --
Epilogue to the 1989 edition --
Epilogue to the 2012 edition.
Responsibility: David Courtwright, Herman Joseph, Don Des Jarlais.

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