Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

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Sam Quinones discusses his latest book - Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, a scathing and incendiary account of drug culture and addiction spreading to every part of the American landscape. Former L.A.Times reporter Sam Quinones is a veteran journalist who’s covered immigration, gangs, drug trafficking, the border and Mexico, where he lived and wrote from 1994-2004.

Talk is followed by an interview session with Devin Scillian, WDIV Anchor.

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Presented by the Family Center in partnership with the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, Grosse Pointe South High School, the Grosse Pointe News, St. John Providence Brighton Center for Recovery, CARE of Southeastern Michigan, Park Pharmacy, Grosse Pointe Rotary, Wayne County Pharmacist Association

Kudos for Dreamland

  • Selected one of  Amazon.com's Best Books of the Year 2015
  • National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee
  • Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar/(Politico) Favorite Book of the Year
  • Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015
  • Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the Year
  • Slate.com 10 Best Books of 2015
  • Entertainment Weekly 10 Best Books of 2015
  • Seattle Times Best Books of 2015 
  • Boston Globe Best Books of 2015  
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Books of 2015
  • Audible Best Books of 2015
  • Chicago Public Library Best Nonfiction Books of 2015

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