Addicts Who Survived: An Oral History of Narcotic Use in America before 1965

Addicts Who Survived: An Oral History of Narcotic Use in America before 1965

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572339378
Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
Publication date: 08/30/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 1989 Edition Claude Brown xi

Acknowledgments xiv

Alphabetical Table of Narratives xv

Introduction: The Classic Era of Narcotic Control 1

Part 1 Becoming an Addict 45

1 Turned On 47

2 Hooked 63

3 Hop 77

4 The Needle 103

Part 2 In the Life 129

5 Scoring 131

6 Hustling 144

7 Hooking 159

8 Dealing 178

9 Working 207

10 Creating 231

11 Busted 249

Part 3 Treatment 277

12 The Clinics 279

13 Lexington and Its Discontents 296

14 Methadone Maintenance 319

Epilogue to the 1989 Edition: From Methadone to the Drug War 344

Epilogue to the 2012 Paperback Edition: America's Longest War 369

Appendix: The Interviews 385

Glossary 393

Select Bibliography 401

Index 403

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