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Student1Joan StudentMr. HurleyEnglish 102August 11, 2011Annotated BibliographyCohen, Richard. “A Million Little Lies: Exposing James Frey’s Fiction Addiction.”The SmokingGun(2006). Web. 4 Aug. 2011. The author Richard Cohen discusses the evidence foundin the 6-week investigation of James Frey that uncovers the fabrication of his personalmemoirA million Little Pieces.Cohen has evidence that include“Police reports, courtrecords, interviews with law enforcement personnel, and other sources have put the lie tomany key sections of Frey’s book.” Cohen reveals the moments in the memoir that holdno actual truth, along with the proof that unreels the lies Frey told millions of readers.Though Frey did experience many of his stated endeavors, his writing proves otherwise.After the investigation Frey admits “that he had embellished central details of hiscriminal career and purported incarceration for “obvious dramatic reasons” in thenonfiction work.”Article not only offers insight into Frey’s memoir, but offers contextfor the controversial topic of subjective truth in memoir.Frey, James.A Million Little Pieces.New York: Anchor Books, 2004. Print.A Million LittlePiecesby James Frey is a semi-fictional memoir about his life as a 23 yearoldalcohol/drug abuser, coping withrehabilitation. The main struggle he faces is tryingto beat the ‘fury’ he has towards his desire for alcohol and drugs, along with his habit ofnever following any rules. Frey goes through different endeavors that ultimately helpgain his recovery, but not before himand the people that love him, suffer and learns how
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