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A Million Little Pieces

by James Frey

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A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
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    Apr 2003, 400 pages

    May 2004, 448 pages


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Jeff Casey

I am living proof
Today is my 39th birthday. I have been a drug addict for as long as I can remember. I have tried to quit numerous times throughout my life with limited success. I have tried NA, AA, and other twelve step programs with the same result. When I started reading A Million Little Pieces I was still an active drug user - by the time I finished the book (the first book I ever finished reading) the desire to continue to use was no longer overwhelming and to that I owe it to the author James Frey. I cannot explain in detail why this has happened or why the desire no longer exists - it has been 3 months since I have used drugs of any kind, before this book my record of staying clean was 9 days. Something I needed on a daily basis before for over 25 years is simply gone. The desire to use is gone, gone. I have read and heard of the reports from the Smoking Gun on the author and their suggestion he is a fraud. I believe I am living proof that the author is no fraud and I would encourage other addicts to read this book with an open mind and my hope is the affects will be the same for you as there were for me - freedom at last. Thank you James Frey, thank you!

Thank you Mr. James Frey
Thank you for sharing your experiences to give hope to people who are in recovery, one day at a time. SHAME on the Smoking Gun for trying to diminish your efforts and take a book that was developed to help others into a debate of how accurately your "t's" were crossed and your "i's" dotted! Smoking Gun must be supported by Tom Cruise. Most likely neither Smoking Gun Staff nor Tom Cruise have never experienced a difficult day in their life - but know all about tragedy, coping, striving to thrive - and just know everything!


epiphany inducing book
i am almost done reading this, and it is soo good. not only does it deal with drugs but with issues involving growing up, friendship, and finding oneself. the way frey presents his feelings are blunt and realistic. a fantastic read for anyone that wants to feel the pain and confusion that many people feel on a daily basis.

I beyond love this book. I couldnt sleep for 3 night strait. It is pure GOLD. It made me weep like a little baby!!! Nothing but great things for Mr. Frey!! I love everybody!!!!

A Million Little Pieces
I pray my brother will read this book while at treatment for the 10th time. Maybe James Frey can "speak" to him through this book. If he'll read it!

I have almost finished the book. Stories my brother has shared with me sound so much like Mr. Frey. Rage/Fury.

I also want to purchase a copy for my 19 year old son. His father is an active alcoholic. He has an alcoholic father, grandfather, uncle, 2nd cousins. If frightens me so.
Nicole DelBuono

Courage of James Frey
There is no better way to understand addiction than to listen to someone who has lived it. When I say listen to someone who has lived it, I mean exactly what James Frey has shared. By providing every horrific detail and experience throug his addiction and recovery, he is providing fear and facts to others about what drugs and alcohol can do to you.We need to know the hard truth, the inside look. We need to realize how big of a problem addiction really is. We need to prevent it in the first place. Education is the key to preventing addiction. One wrong choice is all it takes. I lost my 23 year old sister to drug addiction. You can read some of her journals about her experiences at InKyndallsNameorg in addition to help links for addicts, friends and family. Post your thoughts in the forum and share the site with someone who can benefit. Thanks, James Frey, for an excellent book and for the courage to share your story.
katie, 15

A million little pieces
The most compelling book I have read so far. I would recommend this to anyone who's thinking of taking drugs. James Frey is right when he says no one sane would want to be like him when he was taking drugs but he is an incredibly strong man to have not only over come drugs but done it more or less by himself and not the way they wanted him to. While he's in rehab he has a dejected outlook on life and the things hes been through prove the truth is often stranger thann fiction.

There are no words that can express the meaning of this book. I am still speachless. - AMAZING.

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