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El imperio del dolor: La historia secreta de la dinastía que reinó en la industria farmacéutica / Empire of Pain (Spanish Edition) Paperback – January 4, 2022

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Patrick Radden Keefe es periodista en plantilla de The New Yorker y autor de varios libros de no ficción: Chatter (2006), The Snakehead (2009), No digas nada (2019, merecedor del National Book Critics Circle Award y el Orwell Prize) y El imperio del dolor (2021). Ha publicado artículos en The New York Times Magazine, Slate y The New York Review of Books. En 2014 recibió el National Magazine Award en la categoría de crónica por «A Loaded Gun» y fue finalista del mismo premio en la categoría de reportaje en los años 2015 y 2016. Asimismo, es creador y narrador del podcast en ocho capítulos Wind of Change (2020).

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Reservoir Books; 001 edition (January 4, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ Spanish
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 672 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 841805249X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8418052491
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.92 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.96 x 1.73 x 9.04 inches
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Patrick Radden Keefe is an award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and the author of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, as well as two previous critically acclaimed books, The Snakehead, and Chatter. He is the recipient of the 2014 National Magazine Award for Feature Writing, was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for Reporting in 2015 and 2016, and also received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He grew up in Boston and now lives in New York.

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