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The lovely bones : a novel

Author: Alice Sebold
Publisher: London : Picador, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brutally raped and murdered by a deceptively mild-mannered neighbor, Susie begins with a compelling description of her death. During the next ten years, she watches over her family and friends as they struggle to cope with her murder. She observes their disintegrating lives with compassion and occasionally attempts, sometimes successfully, to communicate her love to them. Although the lives of all who knew her well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Sebold
ISBN: 0330485385 9780330485388 0330485393 9780330485395 0330485377 9780330485371 0330413163 9780330413169
OCLC Number: 59330455
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little Brown, 2002.
Awards: Winner of National Book Awards Richard and Judy Best Read of the Year 2004 (UK)
Winner of Specsavers Platinum Bestseller Award 2017 (UK)
Description: 328 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alice Sebold.

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A haunting and heartbreaking novel narrated from heaven as a young girls watches over her family and killer.  Read more...

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