The Patron Saint of America’s Opioid Crisis

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The Patron Saint of America’s Opioid Crisis

Michael Downs with a terrific article in The Millions on the connections between his novel and today’s opioid epidemic: “Pain relief then, as now with prescription opioids, promised miracles—until unforeseen complications arose. Personal, cultural, and market forces that have shaped our current trouble with pain relief have parallels and origins in the dentist’s story.”

By | 2018-11-03T11:01:53+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Fiction, The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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