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Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town - Nick Reding
Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town
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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... show more
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 community under siege, of the lives that meth has devastated, and of the heroes who continue to fight the war.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781608192076 (1608192075)
ASIN: 1608192075
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Itinerant Librarian on Books
Itinerant Librarian on Books rated it
5.0 Booknote: Methland
Reding went to Oelwein, and then to places such as California, Idaho, Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, and Missouri, small towns and big cities, in order to give us context for Oelwein and the meth problem, a problem that even draws from places as far away as China. It documents the death (and rebirth) o...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0
Fast read! Very sad especially when you read of the havoc meth has created in peoples lives and yet the brain chemistry is so screwed up they continue to go back-even after jail and almost being burned alive.
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town
Fast read! Very sad especially when you read of the havoc meth has created in peoples lives and yet the brain chemistry is so screwed up they continue to go back-even after jail and almost being burned alive.
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
3.0 Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town
Interesting but ultimately disappointing. I was expecting something different.
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