If you have ever talked with kids about conception, birth and having babies, you know they are fascinated and indeed fixate on the idea of identical twins. I Know This Much Is True, will answer questions like, How must it feel to see your mirror image do things you would not imagine doing? How does it feel to see your identical twin bullied, hit and left for dead?
Wally Lamb answers these questions about inheriting identical traits and disowning one's identical brother in a fascinating story about twins. Juxtaposed to this tale is a heritage story that lies dormant until a twist of fate brings the book to a satisfying and believable close.