I Know This Much Is True Wally Lamb

I Know This Much Is True

Author: Wally Lamb
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Book Title
I Know This Much Is True
Author
Wally Lamb
ISBN
9780061469084
#1 New York Times Bestseller and Oprah Book Club selectionThoughtful . . . heart-wrenching . . . . An exercise in soul-baring storytelling--with the soul belonging to 20th-century America itself. It's hard to read and to stop reading, and impossible to forget. -- USA Today Dominick Birdsey, a forty-year-old housepainter living in Three Rivers, Connecticut, finds his subdued life greatly disturbed when his identical twin brother Thomas, a paranoid schizophrenic, commits a shocking act of self-mutilation. Dominick is forced to care for his brother as well as confront dark secrets and pain he has buried deep within himself--a journey of the soul that takes him beyond his blue-collar New England town to Sicily's Mount Etna, the birthplace of his grandfather and namesake. Coming to terms with his life and lineage, Dominick struggles to find forgiveness and finally rebuild himself beyond the haunted shadow of his troubled twin.I Know This Much Is True is a masterfully told story of alienation and connection, power and abuse, devastation and renewal--an unforgettable masterpiece. --Entertainment WeeklyBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Wally LambPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 04/08/2008ISBN: 9780061469084Pages: 901Weight: 1.40lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.70dReview Citations: People Weekly 12/01/2008 pg. 61Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 25614 / I Know This Much Is TrueReading Level: 4.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 46

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