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Drowning in a ‘Long Bright River’ of addiction
Long Bright River by Liz Moore is an unflinching look at the opioid crisis through a dark lens. None of the characters conform to the usual stereotypes. Cops aren’t always heroes (or villains); addicts aren’t always dangerous or hopeless. Everyone has secrets and people are seldom what they appear to be at first glance. In that way,Continue reading “Drowning in a ‘Long Bright River’ of addiction”