Wally Lamb

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Wally Lamb


Born
in Norwich, Connecticut, The United States
October 17, 1950

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Wally Lamb is the author of She's Come Undone, The Hour I First Believed, and I Know This Much Is True. Two were featured as selections of Oprah's Book Club. Lamb is the recipient of the Connecticut Center for the Book's Lifetime Achievement Award, the Connecticut Bar Association's Distinguished Public Service Award, the Connecticut Governor's Art Award, the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award, the 1999 New England Book Award for Fiction, and the Missouri Review William Peden Fiction Prize.

He was the director of the Writing Center at the Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, Connecticut from 1989-1998, and an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Connecticut’s English Department. He holds a B.A. in Education and an
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I Know This Much Is True

4.16 avg rating — 248,535 ratings — published 1998 — 50 editions
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She's Come Undone

3.83 avg rating — 258,710 ratings — published 1992 — 60 editions
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The Hour I First Believed

3.79 avg rating — 49,246 ratings — published 2007 — 32 editions
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We Are Water

3.78 avg rating — 40,591 ratings — published 2013 — 26 editions
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Wishin' and Hopin'

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Couldn't Keep it to Myself:...

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I'll Fly Away: Further Test...

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I'll Take You There

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The Wally Lamb Fiction Coll...

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Nous sommes l'eau - Extrait

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“Love is like breathing, you take it in and let it out.”
Wally Lamb, She's Come Undone
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“Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.”
Wally Lamb, She's Come Undone

“I am not a smart man, particularly, but one day, at long last, I stumbled from the dark woods of my own, and my family's, and my country's past, holding in my hands these truths: that love grows from the rich loam of forgiveness; that mongrels make good dogs; that the evidence of God exists in the roundness of things. This much, at least, I've figured out. I know this much is true.”
Wally Lamb, I Know This Much Is True

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