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James Frey's nonfiction memoir, "A Million Little Pieces", turned out to be bull. His new book, "Bright Shiny Morning", is being marketed as a "novel". Assuming this work of "fiction" winds up being completely true, wouldn't Frey be all even-steven?
The massive bronze sculpture, Thomas Schomberg's "Athletes of Race", depicts a jockey on a saddled horse astride a Native American riding bareback. (Thomas Schomberg, incidentally, is the same artist who created the famous larger-than-life Rocky statue that once adorned the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum, which was then relocated to the entrance of the Spectrum, and which most recently had mysteriously migrated back again to the steps of the art museum). "Athletes of Race" welcomed millions of visitors to Cherry Hill's Garden State Park from 1985 until the historic New Jersey racetrack's demolition a couple of years ago. The park's g