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Wally Lamb Novel To Be HBO Miniseries Starring Mark Ruffalo

Wally Lamb Novel To Be HBO Miniseries Starring Mark Ruffalo

"I Know This Much Is True," the 1998 novel by Wally Lamb of Mansfield, will be turned into an eight-episode miniseries for HBO, starring and executive produced by Oscar-nominated actor Mark Ruffalo, Lamb has announced on his Facebook page.

The novel became a bestseller after it was chosen in 1998 for inclusion in Oprah Winfrey's book club. It tells the story of twin brothers — one with schizophrenia — growing up in a dysfunctional family. The action takes place in the fictional Three Rivers, Conn., which Lamb called "an amalgamation of Norwich, Willimantic and New London."

In a phone interview Friday...

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