James frey a million little pieces amazon

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A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

Intense, unpredictable, and instantly engaging, this is a story of drug and alcohol abuse and rehabilitation as it has never been told before. It is also the introduction of a bold and talented literary voice.
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BookBrowse Note: January 9th 2006: An article in the Smoking Gun claimed that James Frey (author of A Million Little Pieces and My Friend Leonard) fabricated key parts of his books. They cited police records, court documents and interviews with law enforcement agents which belie a number of Freys claims regarding criminal charges against him, jail terms and his fugitive status.

In an interview with the Smoking Gun, Frey admitted that he had embellished central details in A Million Little Pieces and backtracked on claims he made in the book.

January 26th 2006. Freys publisher stated that while it initially stood by him, after further questioning of the author, the house has sadly come to the realization that a number of facts have been altered and incidents embellished. It will be adding a a publishers note and authors note to all future editions of A Million Little Pieces.
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Chapter 25: James Frey on drunk, defiant differentiation

Added by 1 of our members. Intense, unpredictable, and instantly engaging, A Million Little Pie ces is a story of drug and alcohol abuse and rehabilitation as it has never been told before.
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THERE were signs, years ago, that something was amiss. Like the lengthy Minneapolis Star Tribune article that raised questions about some of the more outlandish vignettes in James Frey's memoir, "A Million Little Pieces," shortly after its release in April Or the few mainstream critics -- the precious few -- who expressed gentle skepticism at the B-movie flourishes in the book's tale of drug abuse, crime and recovery. Janet Maslin, in this newspaper, for instance, winkingly noted that a well-meaning fan, writing a "customer review" at Amazon. Frey as "a new voice in fiction. And what was unknowingly foreshadowed in this final passage of a profile of another troubled writer, in The New York Observer of May 21, , struggling with truth and addiction?

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