Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs

  • Chasing the Scream The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

It is currently one hundred years since drugs were first restricted in the United States. On the eve of this centennial, columnist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, thirty-thousand-mile travel into the war on drugs. What he found is that an ever increasing number of individuals everywhere throughout the world have started to perceive three startling facts: Drugs are not what we think they are. Compulsion isn’t what we think it is. What’s more, the medication war has altogether different thought processes to the ones we have seen on our TV screens for so long.

In Chasing the Scream, Hari uncovers his revelations totally through the stories of individuals over the world whose lives have been changed by this war. They go from a transsexual split merchant in Brooklyn hunting down her mom, to a high school hit-man in Mexico looking for an exit plan. It starts with Hari’s disclosure that at the introduction of the medication war, Billie Holiday was stalked and killed by the man who propelled this campaign – and it closes with the narrative of an overcome specialist who has driven his nation to decriminalize each medication, from cannabis to split, with noteworthy outcomes.

Chasing the Scream uncovers what we truly have been pursuing in our time of medication war- – in our yearn for drugs, and in our endeavor to demolish them. This book will test and change how you consider a standout amongst the most dubious – and noteworthy – inquiries of our opportunity.

 

Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 8 × 5.5 × 1 cm
EAN

9781620408919

Binding

Paperback

Edition

Reprint

ISBN

1620408910

Author

Johann Hari

Brand

Hari Johann

Manufacturer

Bloomsbury USA

Publisher

Bloomsbury USA

NumberOfPages

400

ReleaseDate

2016-03-01

Studio

Bloomsbury USA

NumberOfItems

1

PublicationDate

2016-03-01

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