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The lovely bones [electronic resource] : a novel / Alice Sebold.

Sebold, Alice. (Author).

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Teenage girls Crimes against Fiction
Murder victims' families Fiction
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
by Sebold, Alice
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The Lovely Bones


This deluxe trade paperback edition of Alice Sebold's modern classic features French flaps and rough-cut pages. Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages.The Lovely Bonesis such a book - a phenomenal #1 bestseller celebrated at once for its narrative artistry, its luminous clarity of emotion, and its astoniishing power to lay claim to the hearts of millions of readers around the world. "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973."      So begins the story of Susie Salmon, who is adjusting to her new home in heaven, a place that is not at all what she expected, even as she is watching life on eath continue without her - her friends trading rumors about her disappearance, her killer trying to cover his tracks, her grief-stricken family unraveling.      Out of unspeakable traged and loss,The Lovely Bonessucceeds, miraculously, in building a tale filled with hope, humor, suspense, even joy "A stunning achievement." -The New Yorker "Deeply affecting. . . . A keenly observed portrait of familial love and how it endures and changes over time." -New York Times "A triumphant novel. . . . It's a knockout." -Time "Destined to become a classic in the vein ofTo Kill a Mockingbird.. . . I loved it." -Anna Quindlen "A novel that is painfully fine and accomplished." -Los Angeles Times "The Lovely Bonesseems to be saying there are more important things in life on earth than retribution. Like forgiveness, like love." -Chicago Tribune 
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