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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs Paperback – 28 Jan 2016

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks; UK ed. edition (28 Jan. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1408857820
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408857823
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 3.4 x 13.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 71 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 49,522 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A wonderful book ... I hope everyone will read it (Sam Harris)

An absolutely stunning book. It will blow your mind, and blow you away (Elton John)

Wonderful. I couldn't put it down (Noam Chomsky)

This book is as intoxicatingly thrilling as crack, without destroying your teeth (Russell Brand)

This book is, forgive the obvious phrase, screamingly addictive. The story it tells, jaw-droppingly horrific, hilarious and incredible, is one everyone should know: that is all true boggles the mind fascinated and infuriates by equal measure. Johann Hari, in brilliant prose, exposes one of the greatest and most harmful scandals of the past hundred years (Stephen Fry)

Breath-taking . A powerful contribution to an urgent debate (John Harris, Guardian)

A testament to Hari's skill as a writer (New York Times)

Superb journalism and thrilling story-telling (Naomi Klein)

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One of the world's most important and most enlightening thinkers and social critics (Glenn Greenwald, winner of the Pulitzer Prize)

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This shocking account of the War on Drugs and the alternatives to it is 'superb journalism and thrilling story-telling' - Naomi Klein, author of No Logo


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