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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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Jack Salaski

I just finished this book and I cannot sleep - it is 3:15 in the morning and all I can do is sit and think. Read it, now.

This book is just published in dutch. The way of writing cought me and didn't let go of me untill I finished reading the book. It was wonderfull. Touching. Frightening. Humoristic. Horrible.
This book is must to read! I think and hope it'll have a value in our society!
Ben Simpson

Wordless, simply wordless.

This book created a sense of reality of the pain and abuse someone would be able to do to themselves. In sharing most of the same addictions as James Fry, I also went through Hazelden's youth program not to long ago. Not only could I relate to his story but I was also filled with hope by his commitment to sobriety. I highly recommend this book to everyone including teenagers like myself.

I love A Million Little Pieces. I have told everyone I know to read this book, but I'm finding it hard to lend out to others. The book is so important to me, I can't part with it! James Frey, you are so brave. Your brutual truth was wonderful and beautiful and very appreciated. Thank you for A Million Little Pieces. Thank you with all of my heart.

I can't tell you how much I loved this book. The style is superbly refreshing (I am always on the look out for something new) and the narrative is so compelling. I had to read some of the bits through my fingers because I couldn't bear to look - can't say any other writing has ever had that effect on me. Charlotte Abbott from "Publishers Weekly" wrote that it felt like you were being "injected with something" and for me that certainly rang true; I am certainly under the influence and can't wait for more - I want it NOW!

This book is a truly genuine account of the struggles with alcohol and drug addiction. James Frey uses a vivid yet irregular writing style that is nothing but intriguing. A Million Little Pieces is a rare look into the real life of an addict. I have nothing bad to say about this book because it truly is a masterpiece of emotion.

This book moved me in a big way. I have struggled with addictions all my life, not in the same way as Frey mind you, but have challenges with alcohol. I could really feel the depths of his despair, his emotional trauma and "the fury" he refers to. Reading the book opened my eyes to really how a strong desire and convinction, a decision that was made by Frey to be straight/sober is really at the root of addiction. It helped me to process through some of my own addictive behaviors. I commend James Frey for such a raw, honest and moving book.

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