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Book Nook: 'The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth' by Sam Quinones

The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl
and Meth" by Sam Quinones

Vick Mickunas interviews author and journalist Sam Quinones.

Did you know that the formula for producing the illegal drug meth has
changed? Are you aware that the meth being sold now is extremely nasty
stuff that causes all sorts of mental issues for the people who are
consuming it? According to investigative reporter Sam Quinones there's a
direct link between the usage of all this dirty meth and an increase in
homelessness. These are just a few of the important things I learned
from reading Sam's latest book "The Least of Us: True Tales of America
and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth."

While there's plenty of distressing information in this book there's
also a message of hope. Some communities are fighting back against the
scourge of drug abuse. If you want to obtain a clearer picture of the
current situation and the surge of abuse of drugs like meth, cocaine,
fentanyl, and heroin I would encourage you to read this book.

The Book Nook on WYSO is presented by the Greene County Public Library with additional support from Washington-Centerville Public Library, Clark County Public Library, Dayton Metro Library, and Wright Memorial Public Library.

Vick Mickunas introduced the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1500 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities. Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them. Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.