Key quote: “John Temple’s thoroughly reported examination of how twin brothers with a love for anabolic steroids stumbled into a gold mine selling Oxycodone and other opiates is a story of both American entrepreneurship run amok and the difficulties of shutting down a rogue operation even when it has become clear that someone is breaking […]
NY Post names American Pain a “Favorite Book of 2015“! Key quote: “John Temple’s thrilling account of America’s latest drug war centers around a Florida clinic called American Pain. The compelling, cinematic writing itself should earn it a much wider readership than it has.”
Foreword Reviews calls American Pain “masterful” and “a cautionary tale of the finest sort.”
My favorite review yet. Key line: “Basically, American Pain is the sordid capitalistic heart of the nation’s drug culture. It’s this decade’s Studio 54, but far more lethal and with a less exuberant sound track.”
Suspense Magazine has named American Pain among its “Best Books of 2015” in the True Crime category!