I Know This Much Is True: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 928 pages
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With his stunning debut novel, She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb won the adulation of critics and readers with his mesmerizing tale of one woman's painful yet triumphant journey of self-discovery. Now, this brilliantly talented writer returns with I Know This Much Is True, a heartbreaking and poignant multigenerational saga of the reproductive bonds of destruction and the powerful force of forgiveness. A masterpiece that breathtakingly tells a story of alienation and connection, power and abuse, devastation and renewal—this novel is 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.

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User Review  - Maggie B - Borders

This is truly one of the best books I have ever read. Wally Lamb's writing pulls you in right from the first page, and draws you into this intricate, sometimes tragic, but ultimately hopeful story. My only complaint with Wally Lamb is that I wish he would write some more books! Read full review

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User Review  - Jessiebeth - Borders

I read this book many years ago and I loved it. I really don't remember the details of the book now so about a year ago I started reading it again and just could not get into it. It has a very slow ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Wally Lamb is the author of four previous novels, including the New York Times and national bestseller The Hour I First Believed and Wishin' and Hopin', a bestselling novella. His first two works of fiction, She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both number-one New York Times bestsellers and Oprah's Book Club selections. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Christine. The Lambs are the parents of three sons.

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