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'Scissors' author accused as a fraud

By Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
Globe Staff / December 5, 2006

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Sure, "A Million Little Pieces" author James Frey is a fraud, but Augusten Burroughs is an even bigger phony. So says Buzz Bissinger , who blasts the best-selling author of "Running With Scissors" as a complete impostor in the new issue of Vanity Fair. "I don't know how [Burroughs] lives with himself," Bissinger told us yesterday. " ' Running With ... (Full article: 834 words)

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