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Pharmakon, or The Story of a Happy Family - A Novel-logo

Pharmakon, or The Story of a Happy Family - A Novel

Dirk Wittenborn

An honest, insightful , and ruefully funny look at the fate of one American family vis-à-vis the rise of modern psychopharmacology, Pharmakon, or The Story of a Happy Family is nothing less than a contemporary epic. The novel follows William Friedrich, an ambitious professor of psychology at Yale in the early 1950s, who has stumbled upon a drug that promises happiness to those who ingest it and fame and fortune to the man who can synthesize it. But when a brilliant and troubled research subject commits murder, the consequences will haunt Friedrich and his family for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.

An honest, insightful , and ruefully funny look at the fate of one American family vis-à-vis the rise of modern psychopharmacology, Pharmakon, or The Story of a Happy Family is nothing less than a contemporary epic. The novel follows William Friedrich, an ambitious professor of psychology at Yale in the early 1950s, who has stumbled upon a drug that promises happiness to those who ingest it and fame and fortune to the man who can synthesize it. But when a brilliant and troubled research subject commits murder, the consequences will haunt Friedrich and his family for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Fiction

Description:

An honest, insightful , and ruefully funny look at the fate of one American family vis-à-vis the rise of modern psychopharmacology, Pharmakon, or The Story of a Happy Family is nothing less than a contemporary epic. The novel follows William Friedrich, an ambitious professor of psychology at Yale in the early 1950s, who has stumbled upon a drug that promises happiness to those who ingest it and fame and fortune to the man who can synthesize it. But when a brilliant and troubled research subject commits murder, the consequences will haunt Friedrich and his family for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Deakins, Lincoln Hoppe

Length:

15h 4m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:20


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:22


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:33


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:22


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:00


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:11


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:24


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:01


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:16


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:00


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:31


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:01


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:11


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:18


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:05


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:27


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:19


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:19


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:02


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:54


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:03


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:15


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:23


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:12


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:30


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:46


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:08


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:06


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:05


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:37


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:52


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:48


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:12


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:35


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:24


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:27


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:21


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:34


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:03


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:13


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:58


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:31


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:59


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:04


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:59


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:34


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:13


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:41


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:48


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:59


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:00


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:55


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:09


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:48


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:22


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:19


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:01


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:01


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:57


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:09


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:30


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:15


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:00


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:48


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:07


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:33


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:03


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:15


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:21


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:45


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:13


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:38


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:17


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:38


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:43


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:00


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:45


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:09


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:10


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:54


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:03


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:57


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:18


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:31


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:58


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:08


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:52


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:30


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:17


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:59


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:20


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:25


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:07


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:07


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:46


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:52


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:48


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:00


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

05:06


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:37


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:10


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:47


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:57


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:16


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:54


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:57


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:01


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:05


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:51


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:24


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

05:14


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:15


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

06:01


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

05:07


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:56


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:50


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:13


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:54


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

05:31


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

05:15


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

04:45


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

04:40


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:55


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

05:27


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

04:54


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:32


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:22


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

05:48


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

04:45


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

04:50


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

05:11


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

04:54


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

05:14


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

04:38


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

05:08


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

04:55


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

04:51


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

05:40


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

05:23


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

04:56


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

05:30


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

04:57


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

05:37


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

05:30


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

05:19


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

04:02


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

04:12


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

04:08


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

04:36


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

03:56


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

03:37


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

04:52


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

05:20


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

05:40


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

04:55


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

05:31


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

04:14


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

04:52


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

04:39


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

03:48


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

00:33