I Know This Much is True

Version: Unabridged
Author: Wally Lamb
Narrator: George Guidall
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: January 2005
# of Units: 28 CDs
Length: 32 hours, 15 minutes
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Overview

After winning both popular and critical acclaim with his first novel, She's Come Undone, New York Times best-selling author Wally Lamb is back with another masterpiece. Joining its predecessor as an Oprah's Book Club selection, I Know This Much is True is a mystical, deeply moving saga of personal growth and survival. All his life, Dominick Birdsey has been angry and afraid. The elusive identity of his biological father, a bullying adoptive father, and a paranoid schizophrenic identical twin have haunted his struggle for sanity and wholeness. Now his brother has committed an unthinkable act, and middle-aged Dominick is in a tailspin. As he turns to his grandfather's handwritten memoir for answers to the secrets locked within himself, he discovers some unexpected lessons about the complexities of being human. George Guidall's exquisite narration highlights the joyous, profound, and mystical experience of arriving with Dominick at comforting answers to some of life's most unsettling questions. A special interview with the author is on the final tape of this recording.

Reviews (1)

I Know This much is True

Written by sdf on July 19th, 2013

  • Book Rating: 5/5

I read this book when it first came out and was really looking forward to the audibook. Listening to the audiobook was awesome and I remembered why this was one of my favorite books. Wally Lamb is a GENIUS! I wait patiently for him to write his next book. He swtiches his stories up sp drastically that it is always a surprise. He never just adds another book in which the characters are the same like a lot of authors. Brilliant!!!

Author Details

Author Details

Lamb, Wally

Wally Lamb's fiction and nonfiction have appeared in "Pushcart Prize XV: Best of the Small Presses; The Best of the Small Presses; The Best of the Missouri Review; Streetsongs 1: New Voices in Fiction; Northeast "and "The New York Times Magazine". He is the recipient of an NEA grant for fiction, and is a "Missouri Review" William Peden fiction prize winner. A nationally honored teacher of writing, and a graduate of the Vermont College MFA's Writing Program, Lamb lives in Connecticut with his wife and their three children. He is also the author of "I Know This Much Is True".