I Know This Much Is True
Score: 4.5
From 621 Ratings

I Know This Much Is True


  • Author: Wally Lamb
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Family
  • File Size: 3357611 Bytes


#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 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, t...

She's Come Undone
Score: 4.5
From 858 Ratings

She's Come Undone


  • Author: Wally Lamb
  • Release Date : 2011-04-12
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 4442118 Bytes


In this New York Times bestselling extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years."Mine is a story of craving: an unreliable account of lusts and troubles that began, somehow, in 1956 on the day our free television was delivered...."Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time...

I Know This Much Is True

I Know This Much Is True


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060391626


I Know This Much Is True Book Description :

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. When you're the same brother of a sc...

I Know This Much Is True
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

I Know This Much Is True


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061745799


I Know This Much Is True Book Description :

#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 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 ...

I Know This Much Is True
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

I Know This Much Is True


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1999-04-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060987561


I Know This Much Is True Book Description :

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...

I Know This Much Is True
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

I Know This Much Is True


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-06-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060391626


I Know This Much Is True Book Description :

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...

Nominations of Carol Tucker Foreman

Nominations of Carol Tucker Foreman


  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D00291175J


Nominations of Carol Tucker Foreman Book Description :

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She s Come Undone
Score: 4
From 25 Ratings

She s Come Undone


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471105340


She s Come Undone Book Description :

Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the chocolate, crisps and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up. In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably loveable, Dolores is as p...

Unraveling Oliver
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Unraveling Oliver


  • Author : Liz Nugent
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501191282


Unraveling Oliver Book Description :

A chilling, elegantly crafted, and psychologically astute exploration of human behavior and the nature of evil. “I expected more of a reaction the first time I hit her.” Oliver Ryan, a handsome, charismatic, and successful man, is happily married to his wife, Alice, who illustrates the award-winning children’s books he writes and devotedly cares for him in their comfortable suburban home. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and ease—until, one evening after a delightful dinner, Oliver delivers blows to Alice that render her comatose. As Alice hovers between life and death in her hospital bed, the couple’s circle of friends, neighbors, and acquaintances try to understand what could have driven Oliver to commit such an astonishin...

The Hour I First Believed
Score: 3.5
From 138 Ratings

The Hour I First Believed


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0061980315


The Hour I First Believed Book Description :

When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School. In April 1999, while Caelum is away, Maureen finds herself in the library at Columbine, cowering in a cabinet and expecting to be killed. Miraculously, she survives, but at a cost: she is unable to recover from the trauma. When Caelum and Maureen flee to an illusion of safety on the Quirk family's Connecticut farm, they discover that the effects of chaos are not easily put right, and further tragedy ensues....

I Know This to be True  Bryan Stevenson

I Know This to be True Bryan Stevenson


  • Author : Geoff Blackwell
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781797203379


I Know This to be True Bryan Stevenson Book Description :

The I Know This to Be True series is a collection of extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answering the same questions, as well as sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom. Bryan Stevenson has committed his career to fighting wrongful convictions, systemic poverty, and mass incarceration—here, he shares the lessons he's learned throughout his life. Stories include how his slave ancestry shaped his childhood, how a poignant conversation with a death row inmate impacted his work, and why he believes the worst thing that happens to a person shouldn't define their life. • Bryan Stevenson is one of today's most influential social justice attorneys and author of the bestselling book Just Mercy • This book is a...

I ll Take You There
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

I ll Take You There


  • Author : Wally Lamb
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062656292


I ll Take You There Book Description :

In this radiant homage to the resiliency, strength, and power of women, Wally Lamb—author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels including She’s Come Undone, I Know This Much is True, and We Are Water—weaves an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer's life and the trio of unforgettable women who have changed it. I’ll Take You There centers on Felix, a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater. One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he’s confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture director from Hollywood’s silent film era. Lois invites Felix to revisit—and in some cases relive—scenes from his past as they are projected...