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Empire of Pain - The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

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A "A real-life version of the HBO series The history of the Sackler dynasty is rife with drama--baroque personal lives; bitter disputes over estates; fistfights in boardrooms; glittering art collections; Machiavellian courtroom maneuvers; and the calculated use of money to burnish reputations and crush the less powerful.;The Sackler name has adorned 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, but the source of the family fortune was vague--until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing a blockbuster painkiller that was the catalyst for the opioid crisis. A masterpiece of narrative reporting,

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Authors Patrick Radden Keefe, Patrick Radden Keefe
Publisher Anchor Books USA
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 18.10.2022
EAN 9781984899019
ISBN 978-1-984899-01-9
No. of pages 640
Dimensions 131 mm x 203 mm x 27 mm
Subjects Non-fiction book > Politics, society, business > Biographies, autobiographies
Social sciences, law, business > Business > Individual industrial sectors, branches

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