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The lovely bones

Author: Alice Sebold
Publisher: London : Picador, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from our neighbourhood. My mother liked his border flowers, and my father talked to him once about fertiliser. This is Susie Salmon. Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Sebold
ISBN: 9780330511742 0330511742 9780330457729 0330457721
OCLC Number: 972513084
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
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Description: 336 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Alice Sebold.

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A luminous and astonishing novel about life and death, forgiveness and vengeance, memory and forgetting. A novel which finds light in even the darkest of places.  Read more...

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"Set in a heaven as real and possible as the earth is mysterious and shifting, THE LOVELY BONES explores, with clear-eyed affection and wit, the romance of family life, the shy, funny turbulence of Read more...

 
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