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The lovely bones : a novel

Author: Alice Sebold; Alexandria Library (Alexandria, Va.)
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Alexandria Library, 2007-
Series: Book clubs to go.
Edition/Format:   Book : Kit : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Sebold; Alexandria Library (Alexandria, Va.)
ISBN: 0316666343 9780316666343
OCLC Number: 137281470
Notes: Discussion guide contains tips for starting a book club, review(s), author biography, discussion questions and a list of available titles.
For use by: Book discussion groups in Alexandria City libraries.
Description: 1 tote bag + 1 resource guide; 8-10 books.
Contents: Introduction --
Tips for starting a book club --
About the author --
Discussion questions --
Review(s) --
Available titles.
Series Title: Book clubs to go.
Other Titles: Book clubs to go : Lovely bones
Book clubs to go
Responsibility: Alice Sebold.

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This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.

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In 1975, 14-year old Susie Salmon is raped and murdered by her neighbor.   Susie, who is now in heaven, is the narrator of the novel.  She watches her family fall apart as they try to deal with her disappearance and likely death.  She even watches her murderer kill again and...
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