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A million little pieces
نویسنده: جیمز فری
زبان کتاب: انگلیسی
تعداد صفحه: 448
اندازه کتاب: رقعی - سال انتشار: 2005 - دوره چاپ: 1
مروری بر کتاب
At the age of 23 , james frey work up on a plane to find his four front teeth knocked out , his nose broken , and a hole through his cheek . he had no idea where the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks .
an alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three , he checked into a treatment facility shortly after landing . There he was told he could either stop using or die before he reached age 24 . This is freys acclaimed account of his six week in rehab .
The controversy over James Frey's A Million Little Pieces has caused serious concern at Doubleday and Anchor Books. Recent interpretations of our previous statement notwithstanding, it is not the policy or stance of this company that it doesn’t matter whether a book sold as nonfiction is true. A nonfiction book should adhere to the facts as the author knows them.
It is, however, Doubleday and Anchor's policy to stand with our authors when accusations are initially leveled against their work, and we continue to believe this is right and proper. A publisher's relationship with an author is based to an extent on trust. Mr. Frey's repeated representations of the book's accuracy, throughout publication and promotion, assured us that everything in it was true to his recollections. When the Smoking Gun report appeared, our first response, given that we were still learning the facts of the matter, was to support our author.
Since then, we have questioned him about the allegations and have sadly come to the realization that a number of facts have been altered and incidents embellished.