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American meth

Sterling R. Braswell

American meth

a history of the methamphetamine epidemic in America

by Sterling R. Braswell

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Published by iUniverse in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSterling R. Braswell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5822.A5 B73 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24550426M
ISBN 100595836399
ISBN 109780595836390
LC Control Number2009377521
OCLC/WorldCa74671857

  Popular Books about Meth and Meth Addiction Author by S. C. Sterling Posted on Ma J Categories TD News Since Teenage Degenerate is a book about meth, I thought I would compile a list of my favorite books about crystal meth addiction and crystal meth recovery. The Dangers of Crystal Meth Abuse Methamphetamine or crystal meth has plagued the American addiction landscape for decades. Treatment for crystal meth requires a comprehensive care plan that addresses the physical and psychological damage caused by the drug. Over one million Americans, ages 12 and older, use crystal meth per year. In addition to the [ ].

  Meth was so widespread that newspapers used the term "Meth Capital of the World" to describe no less than 70 locations across the country, according to Nick Reding's book "Methland: The Death and. Methland: The Death and Life of a Small American Town by Nick Reding is one scary book. It is the only book I'm aware of that understands at a fundamental level that meth isn't a drug problem, it is a symptom of our current societal and economic problems.

Now available in paperback after seven hardcover printings, the New York Times bestseller Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town, has been widely-lauded, reviewed, and ed on the cover of the Times Book Review and listed among the year’s Notable Books, Methland won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize as well as the .   Meth kept people in the system without their having to think about it.” His hope is that his book will be read by a younger generation of Germans who would rather look to .


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American meth by Sterling R. Braswell Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is really important book that paints a vivid picture of the devastation caused by meth. The use of meth is nothing new, but I think most non-using people vastly underestimate the number of Americans cooking/using this dangerous substance.

We substance abuse counselors in GA, my state, are seeing more meth addicts at younger ages/5(22). "American Meth"'s subtitle, "A History of the Methamphetamine Epidemic in America" is misleading it doesn't describe the book or do it justice by a long shot. Only half the book is the story of meth; the other half is his memoir, how his life was touched by the drug/5.

The bestselling book that launched meth back into the nation's consciousness. Based on Reding's four years of reporting in the agricultural town of Oelwein, Iowa, and tracing the connections to the global forces that set the stage for the meth epidemic, Methland offers a vital perspective on a contemporary tragedy.

It is a portrait of a Cited by:   American Meth is the unprecedented story of a molecule in all of its incarnations, and the deep but little-known impact it has had on American life over the course of the last century.

Told from the viewpoint of author Sterling Braswell, whose life has been touched by the drug, American Meth is a deeply personal drama that illuminates the Brand: iUniverse, Incorporated. This book has very good long term reporting about the international networks that have made meth American as apple pie, using a town in Iowa's struggles with the drug as a focal point.

At times I felt I'm tempted to describe how the initial rush of the first chapter couldn't be replicated but that I still couldn't put the book down, and when /5.

Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town is a book by Nick Reding which documents the drug culture of Oelwein, Iowa and how it ties into larger issues of rural flight and small town economic decline placed in the historic context of the drug trade, particularly the manufacture and consumption of methamphetamine.

Summary. Between and the Author: Nick Reding. The meth epidemic was at its peak in the early aughts, and few places were more affected that rural communities.

Journalist Reding tells the story of Oelwein, Iowa (pop. 6,), which is struggling with economic decline and an influx of the highly addictive : Katie Macbride.

"American Meth" is the unprecedented story of a molecule in all of its incarnations, and the deep but little-known impact it has had on American life over the course of the last century.

Told from the viewpoint of author Sterling Braswell, whose life has been touched by the drug, "American Meth" is a deeply personal drama that illuminates the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Prologue --Origins --Filament of pure light --Carried aloft on glow-in-the-dark clouds --The ranch --The kids are all right --The other white light --An enduring idea from the Haight --Proliferation and mutation --Research and development.

Synopsis. American Meth is a cross-country journey that focuses on several facets of the methamphetamine epidemic. From the oil fields of Wyoming and New Mexico to the homeless in Portland and the teens of Montana, filmmaker Justin Hunt spins a. American Meth Sterling R. Braswell iUniverse Pine Lake Road, SuiteLincoln, NE $ American Meth: A History Of The Methamphetamine Epidemic In America by Sterling Braswell is a highly researched documentation of the use and abuse of methamphetamines as contemporary America's.

Filmmaker Justin Hunt leads viewers on a cross-country journey straight into the heart of the American methamphetamine epidemic in this illuminating documentary narrated by actor Val Kilmer.

Troubled by the proliferation of methamphetamine addiction Actors: Val Kilmer. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating drug possession in the Shanksville-Stonycreek School District after a 4-year-old student found.

Directed by Justin Hunt. With Val Kilmer, Justin Hunt, Jenna, Michael. American Meth is more than a movie, it's a movement. Narrated by Val Kilmer this documentary explores the devastation this drug is unleashing on America, and it /10().

After it was first synthesized inmeth was used to treat several medical conditions including asthma, narcolepsy, and weight inthe American pharmaceutical company Smith, Kline, and French marketed an amphetamine inhaler called Benzedrine for asthma and nasal congestion. Drugs, Inc. - Meth Drugs - 46 min - ★ Follow a raid on a suspected meth lab, stake out a pharmacy ; Montana Meth Drugs - ★ Montana Meth is a personal look at the physical and ; American Drug War: The Last White Hope Crime - min - ★ American Drug War follows filmmaker Kevin Booth as he ; Meth Drugs - 79 min - ★ This documentary /10(69).

The book, wrought from old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting of a type that’s disappearing faster than nonfranchised lunch counters on Main Street, isn’t chiefly a. Kristin Margrethe Rossum (born Octo ) is an American toxicologist convicted of the November 6, murder of her husband Greg de Villers, who died from a lethal dose of fentanyl.

Rossum is serving a life sentence in the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla. Kristin Rossum grew up in Claremont, California, the oldest Born: Octo (age 43), Claremont, California. AMERICAN METH: it's hard to believe, but it was seven years ago today that AM was released on dvd.

in less than 30 minutes, wal mart had sold out of every copy. it won me the national media award from NIDA. it's the 3rd most popular documentary of all time on hulu. it's been watched over half a million times on youtube. it got me booked on national television programs. it put.

Methamphetamine is often described as the “most American drug” because of its association with hard work, said bestselling author Nick Reding at the Jan.

19 Stanford University Health Policy Forum. It’s a stimulant which, at least in the beginning, can help you work harder for longer periods of time with greater concentration, particularly if you’re working double shifts in a.

Methamphetamine: the quintessential American Drug. American housewives, heads of state, businessmen and poets alike have acquired a taste for the yellow, crystalline powder.

Everyone from Hitler to President Kennedy to Elvis to Jack Kerouac indulged in one of its many forms, and its presence has been an invisible hand shaping events, preparing the ground for the .American Hospital Dubai + 4 [email protected] 19th Street P.O.

Box Oud Metha. Dubai. Makani No. Calling meth “the most American drug,” Reding explained its popularity among the working class by detailing the stimulant’s ability to increase alertness, concentration and energy.