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Addicts who survived : an oral history of narcotic use in America before 1965

The authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, giving us an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the ""classic"" era of strict narcotic control. Praise for the hardcover edition:""A momentous book which I feel is destined to become a classic in the category of scholarly narcotic books.""--Claude Brown, author of the bestseller, Manchild in the Promised Land.""The drug literature is filled with the stereotyped opinions of non-addicted, middle-class pundits who have had little direct contact
eBook, English, ©1989
University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, ©1989