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The lovely bones : a novel

Author: Alice Sebold
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002.
Series: 2018 Great American Read.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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
First person narrative
Dust jackets
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Sebold
ISBN: 0316666343 9780316666343 9780316168816 0316168815 0759598029 9780759598027 0759570477 9780759570474 9780759527737 0759527733 9781743033463 174303346X 9780316044400 0316044407 0316044938 9780316044936 9780756951412 0756951410 0316170720 9780316170727 0316001821 9780316001823 9780009812224 0009812229 0965044157 9780965044158 0316166685 9780316166683
OCLC Number: 48495099
Performer(s): Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan.
Awards: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2005
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2004
Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: 2018 Great American Read.
Responsibility: Alice Sebold.


The spirit of fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon describes her murder, her surprise at her new home in heaven, and her witness to her family's grief, efforts to find the killer, and attempts to come to  Read more...


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Hard to put down book

by Greenbean (WorldCat user published 2010-02-09) Excellent Permalink

This book is a book that I would recommend to anyone 12 and older. I thas a very strong moral to it, which I will not say because thats something you should find out yourself. Anyways, its basically about a girl that gets murdered by a man and then is telling her story from heaven. She talks about...
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