I Know This Much Is True (Oprah"s Book Club)

by Wally Lamb

Publisher: Harper Perennial

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  ‘I Know This Much is True’: Mark Ruffalo doubly good in series wallowing in misery HBO’s adaptation of the famed novel makes for a depressing viewing experience By Richard Roeper May 7, Mark Ruffalo will star and executive-produce the upcoming limited series based on the Wally Lamb novel. New casting has been announced for I Know This Much Is True, an upcoming limited drama series. Here’s what to know so far. I Know This Much Is True is a family saga that follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers in a story of.   "I Know This Much Is True" is as much a vehicle for its writer and director Derek Cianfrance ("Blue Valentine," "The Place Beyond the Pines") as it is for Ruffalo, and the story suits Cianfrance's.   How well you tolerate “True” has more to do with the height of your Debbie Downer index than your appetite for high-level acting in service of a sprawling, decades-long epic delivered much in.

It appears that I Know This Much Is True is a close-ended mini-series so there wouldn't be a second season. However, if the ratings and interest is strong enough, might the HBO series be continued somehow, ala Big Little Lies?It seems unlikely but, stay tuned. Based on the novel by Wally Lamb, I Know This Much Is True stars Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Leo, Rosie O’Donnell, . 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/5(13).

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A couple months ago my book club read Wishin' and Hopin' by Wally Lamb. A few of the members raved about his other books, although they found them quite different from his Christmas story.

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It was Lamb's second novel. With Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Leo, John Procaccino, Rob Huebel. Middle-aged Dominick Birdsey recounts his troubled relationship with Thomas, his paranoid schizophrenic twin brother, and his efforts to get him released from an asylum/10().

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This much is true for sure: Lamb's second novel (after the bestselling, Oprah-selected She's Come Undone) is a hefty read. Some may be daunted by its length, its seemingly obsessive inclusion of backg.

I Know This Much is True book: Is the series based on a novel. Yes, it is based on the second novel by author Wally Lamb, originally published in I Know This Much Is True is an American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Wally Lamb. Mark Ruffalo stars in two roles, identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey.

The miniseries is written and directed by Derek series premiered on It received generally positive reviews from on: I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb. Watch out. This post contains spoilers. Like several of Lamb's other novels, I Know This Much Is True is set in the fictitious town of Three Rivers, CT, and the story is narrated by former high.

I Know This Much Is True: A Novel (P.S.) - Kindle edition by Lamb, Wally. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading I Know This Much Is True: A Novel (P.S.)/5(K).

Much like Lamb's first novel, She's Come Undone, I Know This Much Is True became an Oprah's Book Club pick shortly after its release. The book centers on Dominick, a man who makes it his mission.

Mark Ruffalo bites into the juiciest of actor buffets in "I Know This Much is True," portraying twin brothers. This six-episode limited series offers.

I Know This Much is True Rarely does a book take me on a voyage of self discovery, and this book definitely has. I could never really identify emotions and feelings in my own life until I read this book and then many questions about myself were answered.

A definite must in. Wally Lamb is the author of five New York Times bestselling novels: She’s Come Undone, I Know This Much Is True, The Hour I First Believed, Wishin’ and Hopin’, and We Are Water.

His first two works of fiction, She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both #1 New York Times bestsellers and selections of Oprah’s Book Club/5(49). Downbeat, lovely book-based drama deals with mental illness.

Read Common Sense Media's I Know This Much Is True review, age rating, and parents guide. The “I Know This Much Is True” TV series keeps the book set in the s, with both Dominick and Thomas Birdsey approaching middle age.

Find books like I Know This Much Is True from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked I Know This Much Is True also liked. I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb follows Dominick Birdsey on his quest to care for his schizophrenic identical twin, Thomas, and figure out their dysfunctional home life in the s and 60s.

Many of his revelations come from reading his maternal grandfather's self-serving memoir about life in Italy and Three Rivers, CT, in the early.

As for me, the experience of writing the book has reinforced for me the truths that Dominick had to learn: that love grows from forgiveness, that "mongrels" make good dogs, and that the roundness of life's design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves."--From a recent interview with Wally Lamb, author of I Know This Much Is True.

I Know This Much is True Rarely does a book take me on a voyage of self discovery, and this book definitely has.

I could never really identify emotions and feelings in my own life until I read this book and then many questions about myself were answered. Lately, so much contemporary American fiction is disappointing ("best sellers" with trite, hackneyed, formulaic plots and dead middles), so when a book like Wally Lamb's I Know This Much is True comes along, I feel hopeful that others may be possible--probably not often of this caliber, by: Mark Ruffalo and Mark Ruffalo star in I Know This Much is True, a new HBO limited series directed by Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond the Pines and Blue Valentine).Adapted from the book by Wally.

I Know This Much Is True is in development as a major motion picture. If you were the casting director, which actors would you choose for the major roles.

Discuss the themes of mirror vs. images, wholeness vs. fragmentation, connection vs. separation as they are explored in I Know This Much Is True. I Know This Much Is True. HBO. Sunday, 9 p.m. In the first couple of minutes of I Know This Much Is True, house-painter Dominick Birdsey, summoned to a hospital by an emergency phone call.

Wally Lamb is the author of five New York Times bestselling novels: She’s Come Undone, I Know This Much Is True, The Hour I First Believed, Wishin’ and Hopin’, and We Are first two works of fiction, She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both #1 New York Times bestsellers and selections of Oprah’s Book edited Couldn’t Keep It to.

Read free book excerpt from I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb, page 1 of   About the Author Wally Lamb is a nationally honored teacher, critically acclaimed writer and bestselling author.

His new book, I Know This Much Is True (ReganBooks) was released in June His work also includes the #1 New York Times bestseller, She's Come Undone (Pocket Books;) which also hit USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Publishers.

I Know This Much Is True is based on a book by Wally Lamb Picture: Supplied/HBO Source:Supplied Mark Ruffalo pulls double duty as a pair of identical twins in I Know This Much Is True, a six-part.

I Know This Much is True. By WALLY LAMB Publisher. causing most of the book's black construction paper pages to loosen and detach. The book had been broken for years when, in October ofMa herself was opened and closed on a surgical table at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

After several months' worth of feeling tired and run down and. I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE 9 p.m. on HBO; stream on HBO platforms. This limited series, based on Wally Lamb’s novel, stars Mark Ruffalo as the twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey.

I Know This Much Is True | #1 New York Times Bestseller and Oprah Book Club selection"Thoughtful heart-wrenching An exercise in soul-baring storytelling--with the soul belonging to 20th-century America : Harper Perennial.

I Know This Much Is True opens with a scene of shocking violence that sets the tone for the entire series that also manages to give us .I know this much is true.

More on Genius. About “True” True was written by Gary Kemp at his parents' house. Part of the song is a tribute to Marvin Gaye and part of .