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I Know This Much Is True E Book Extra Who Is Wally Lamb The Author Recalls Events Surrounding The Acclaimed Publication Of I Know This Much Is True Not Available In Print Editions Of This Work Wally Lamb S Masterful Novel Of Transgression And Redemption, Now In E Book Format.A Contemporary Retelling Of An Ancient Hindu Myth A Proud King Must Confront His Demons To Achieve Salvation Change Yourself, The Myth Instructs, And You Will Inhabit A Renovated World Dominick Birdsey S Entire Life Has Been Compromised And Constricted By Anger And Fear, By The Paranoid Schizophrenic Twin Brother, Thomas, Whom He Both Deeply Loves And Resents Born In The Waning Moments Of 1949 And The Opening Minutes Of 1950, The Twins Are Physical Mirror Images Who Grow Into Separate Yet Connected Entities The Seemingly Strong And Protective Yet Fearful Dominick, His Mother S Watchful Monkey And The Seemingly Weak And Sweet Yet Noble Thomas, His Mother S Gentle Bunny From Childhood, Dominick Fights For Both Separation And Wholeness And Ultimately Self Protection In A House Of Fear Dominated By Ray, A Bully Who Abuses His Power Over These Stepsons Whose Biological Father Is A Mystery Dominick S Lifelong Talent For Survival Comes At An Enormous Cost, Including The Breakup Of His Marriage To The Warm, Beautiful Dessa, Whom He Still Loves And It Will Be Put To The Ultimate Test When Thomas, A Bible Spouting Zealot, Commits An Unthinkable Act That Threatens The Tenuous Balance Of Both His And Dominick S Lives To Save Himself, Dominick Must Confront Not Only The Pain Of His Past But The Dark Secrets He Has Locked Deep Within Himself, And The Sins Of His Ancestors A Quest That Will Lead Him Beyond The Confines Of His Blue Collar New England Town To The Volcanic Foothills Of Sicily S Mount Etna, Where His Ambitious And Vengefully Proud Grandfather Was Born Here Dominick Learns That Power, Wrongly Used, Defeats The Oppressor As Well As The Oppressed, And Now, Picking Through The Humble Shards Of His Deconstructed Life, He Will Search For The Courage And Love To Forgive, To Expiate His And His Ancestors Transgressions, And Finally To Rebuild Himself Beyond The Haunted Shadow Of His Twin Set Against The Vivid Panoply Of Twentieth Century America And Filled With Richly Drawn, Memorable Characters, This Deeply Moving And Thoroughly Satisfying Novel Brings To Light Humanity S Deepest Needs And Fears, Our Aloneness, Our Desire For Love And Acceptance, Our Struggle To Survive At All Costs Joyous, Mystical, And Exquisitely Written, I Know This Much Is True Is An Extraordinary Experience That Will Leave No Reader Untouched.

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10 thoughts on “I Know This Much Is True

  1. says:

    This is a book I have been meaning to read since 1997 That s actually even before it was officially published, which might seem weird, if you didn t already know that Wally Lamb was teaching writing at my high school at the time he was working on this novel and if you didn t know that my freshman English class helped edit one of the first chapters, back in 1994 or 1995.Th...

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    I m glad I finally finished because it was one of those books I kept thinking about when I was in the middle of it and I had trouble getting things done until I knew what would happen I really enjoyed it, I think it s hard ...

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    This book just went rocketing to my all time Favourites shelf I cannot imagine spending over 20 hours reading a book and not loving it.On my eReader, this book was just 3 pages short of 900 pages, and not one paragraph, not one sentence, not one word in the book could be cut without doing the book and one s reading experience irreparable harm.The main narrator of this book is Dominick whose twin brother Thomas suffers from mental illness This we know from the beginning Throughout the book, Thi...

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    This is one of those books I read that has never left me After I finished it I just sat in my chair and cryed for a long time And I can t explain why exactly, as the ending was surprisingly hopeful It explores the nature of close family relationships and how you can love someone and also hate them and be embarrassed by them, and the guilt that results from these conflicting emotions The main character has a mother with physical defects which have inhibited her whole life, a brother with seve This is one of those books I read that has never left me After I finished it I just sat in my chair and cryed for a long time And I can t explain why exactly, as the ending was surprisi...

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    1.99 Kindle special today This was a GREAT PAGE TURNING STORY Just sayin I d buy it for 1.99 but I already own it Sometimes a reader is simply looking for a stay to lose yourself in This book fits that need Thi...

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    901 pagesI Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb is by far the best book I ve read in a long time Calling it my favorite is an understatement as is trying to sum it up in one review During the break, all I wanted to do was read I read about 300 pages a day I can t describe what exactly made me love the book, but I can guess First of all, every character was carefully crafted by the author and each forced me to care about what happened to them The protagonist, Dominick Birdsey, was the per 901 pagesI Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb is by far the best book I ve read in a long time Calling it my favorite is an understatement as is trying to sum it up in one review During the break, all I wanted to do was read I read about 300 pages a day I can t describe what exactly made me love the book, but I can guess First of all, every character was carefully crafted by the author and eac...

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    If I had an All Time Favorites shelf, this book would definitely be on it Wally Lamb s I Know This Much Is True has addictive characters and is beautifully written with so much depth and feeling with absolutely no boring parts to detract from the story The only bad thing about reading this book was wondering how the hell the next one will ever measure up I loved the ending and truly wish it wasn t over If you have not read this wonderful novel, you are really missing out, and do not let the 9 If I had an All Time Favorites shelf, this book would definitely be on it Wally Lamb s I Know This Much Is True has addictive characters and is beautifully written with so much depth and feeling with absolutely no boring pa...

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    This is my favorite book ever I was reading it while I lived in New York, during the 2 weeks I was holed up in my apartment in New Jersey recovering from the shock of 9 11adjusting to life all alone in a big city with just my baby daughter who, at that time, I felt some ambivalence aboutmissing my older two childrenand mostly learning how to live after extracting myself from a rigid and controlling church experience I felt very much like I was learning how to live with a This is my favorite book ever I was reading it while I lived in New York, during the 2 weeks I was holed up in my apartment in New Jersey recovering from the shock of 9 11adjusting to life all alone in a big city with just my baby daughter who, at that time, I felt some ambivalence aboutmissing my older two childrenand mostly learning how to live after extracting myself from a rigid and controlling church experience I felt very much like I was learning how to live with a consolation prize as a life I was very, very lost at that time.The protagonist had also had his life turned upside down by the death of his baby daughter, his wife leaving him and his brother s suicide The story weaves it s way back and forth from his present to his past and back again as you piece together the story of his life and learn how he got to where he is In the end, he s restored.When I finished the last page of this book, I crie...

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    Wally Lamb s second novel, I Know This Much Is True, was probably a result of the success of his first effort She s Come Undone, which was selected by Oprah for her book club four years after its initial publication in 1992 His sopho effort, published in 1998, also got stamped with Oprah s round seal this can be considered either a blessing or a curse, but one thing is certain it helps to gain readership, and a lot of it Oprah is acknowledged for that, and is thanked for her help in t Wally Lamb s second novel, I Know This Much Is True, was probably a result of the success of his first effort She s Come Undone, which was selected by Op...

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    Ufta Wellit s a testament to the quality of this book that I was willing to stick it out the entire 900 pages well, 856, but who s counting If you can get past the intimidating bulk and stick it through to the end, there really is some quality writing here that is well worth the time it takes to read.The plot centers around Dominick Birdsey, the sane counterpart to his schizophrenic and paranoid identical twin, Thomas Most o...

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