Pain Killer: A "Wonder" Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death
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Pain Killer: A "Wonder" Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death [Hardcover]

Barry Meier
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Concordance (learn more)
These are the 100 most frequently used words in this book.

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Text Stats
These statistics are computed from the text of this book. (learn more)
Readability (learn more) Compared with other books
Fog Index:  15.6
73% are easier
27% are harder
Flesch Index:  41.0
67% are easier
33% are harder
Flesch-Kincaid Index:  12.8
74% are easier
26% are harder
Complexity (learn more)
Complex Words:  18%
63% have fewer
37% have more
Syllables per Word:  1.7
64% have fewer
36% have more
Words per Sentence:  21.2
77% have fewer
23% have more
Number of
Characters:  454,827
55% have fewer
45% have more
Words:  73,476
56% have fewer
44% have more
Sentences:  3,466
48% have fewer
52% have more
Fun stats
Words per Ounce:  3,703  

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