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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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Nicola, Ireland

I just got this book for christmas and I have to say it is the best book i have read in months! I am 15 years old and even though it is a book for adults i would recommend it to all people of my age. We're all being told to stay away from drugs and alcohol but we're not told the effects of addiction or what it takes to get off these things. Frey speaks so honestly about his time in treatment and his addiction I was immediately put off ever taking drugs. Having used no punctuation we feel we are looking into Frey's memories and not just reading book. i have nothing bad to say about this book, it was moving and sad but at the same time funny and it is good to know that just because you're an addict doesn't mean you cant get over it which Frey has proved over the 511 pgs of his book. anyone who doesnt like this book or thinks anything bad about it should (to put it nicely) go stuff themselves Brilliant!

Words cannot begin to describe how much I loved A Million Little Pieces. I do a lot of personal writing on my own, and I was stunned to see someone who wrote in long streams of consciousness, without punctuation, and directly from the heart - just as I do. James Frey has an epic story that touches those who have faced addiction and those who know nothing about it. I will never forget this story. It is something that has stuck with me every day since I read it. Thank you James, for an insanely beautiful piece. -Holly (22)

Hi James,
I just want to say that I just finished reading your book and am now recommending it to others to read. I loved the book because it gave an honest account of your life and what it was like for you to go through what you went throught. It was a horrible horrible recovery! I do not believe that I could of gone through what you went through and still survived.
The book also brought out some sad emotions in me because of what you endured in regards to some of the relationships you made.
God Bless you.
You are an excellent writer.... Please continue to write more as I could not be satisfied knowing that I would not be able to ever read more from someone as talented as you.
Thank you, Mary (45 years old)

This is an extreme uncut look into the life of an addict who is so far out that it doesnt seem that there could be a long enough rope to retrieve him. James Frey is an awesome man in my eyes because he not only went through that tragic ordeal but he wrote about it to help others like him. i think that he deserves more than a pat on the back but an award for his writing. I'm just sixteen and still in highschool but his book not only turned me off to drugs and alcohol but turned me on to being open and honest and a different way of looking at things and dealing with life. James Frey, I have but one thing to say, Thanks.

I would just like to express my gratitude to James Frey for this book. I have been dealing with my own additions and trying to concour them. A Million Little Pieces helped me realize a number of things that I need to deal with. I wish there was a way to contact James to let him know that he has effected many peoples lives in such a positive way. Thank you

I am only 16 but I have never felt so involved or affected by a book in my life before. After finishing I couldn't stop crying and all I could say was "Why Lilly, why? Why didn't you wait for James?" Her final image will continue to haunt me - I just can't begin to imagine how James felt when he found out. I never realised that words could be so powerful before I read this book. Heartbreaking but absolutely superb.
Andy Brennan

An emotional rollercoaster, the most captivating book I have ever read. If this book doesn’t move you, maybe you should take a long hard look at your life.
Thank you James – Keep being strong.

This book is the most compelling book I have ever read. I have struggled with an eating disorder for over three years and I can identify with his thoughts on addiction and being out of control. I recommend this book to anyone. I could not put it down and after I finished I wanted to know more about James Frey and all he has been doing since he left the clinic.

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