Beth Macy
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Beth Macy

Beth Macy is a journalist who writes about outsiders and underdogs. Her writing has won more than a dozen national journalism awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard and the 2013 J. Anthony Lukas Word-in-Progress award for "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local -- and Helped Save an American Town," published by Little, Brown and Company in July 2014. She lives in Roanoke, Virginia, with her husband Tom, her sons, and rescue mutts Mavis and Charley.

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    • Dopesick

    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Beth Macy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488

    The only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: An unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines, from a New York Times best-selling author and journalist who has lived through it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazingly sad scary and informative.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-13-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Factory Man

    • How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Kristin Kalbli
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    With over $500 million a year in sales, the Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Portrait of a One Fingered Salute!

    • By James on 03-03-15
    • How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Kristin Kalbli
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 07-15-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 210 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Truevine

    • Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South
    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    The true story of two African American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating story hidden in tedium

    • By Vicki on 02-02-17
    • Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South
    • By: Beth Macy
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 10-18-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 107 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

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