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My Friend Leonard by James Frey
  

My Friend Leonard

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Whether the story told here of an incredible friendship borne out from the most unlikely of circumstances is true or not, as the media would have you believe it’s not, this is an extraordinary piece of writing. You’ll hit every form of emotion whilst reading it and find it totally unputdownable. Frey is a brilliant writer.

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My Friend Leonard by James Frey

While in rehab, James Frey finds a father figure in a shady mafia boss called Leonard. When Leonard returns to his dubious, prosperous life in the criminal underworld of Las Vegas, he promises James his support on the outside. Tragedy strikes the day James is released and his world seems set to implode. Unsure where to turn, he calls Leonard. Paradoxically, it is in Leonard's lawless underworld that James discovers the courage and humanity needed to rebuild his life.

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‘Dangerously addictive’ - Tatler

‘Picassos and promise, racketeering and respect … a stark and moving tribute to a complicated but loyal goodfella’ - Independent on Sunday

‘He takes you inside his world of pain, and it’s like a small, brightly lit cell ... Life, Frey tells us, is pretty disturbing and weird when you’re out of your head. But try living it sober’ - The Spectator

About the Author

James Frey

James Frey is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He is married and lives in New York.

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Book Info

Publication date

13th March 2006

Author

James Frey

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Author's Website

www.james-frey.com/

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Publisher

Hodder Education

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Autobiography: general
Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

ISBN

9780719561177

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