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The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/31/2007)
Digital Audiobook (9/10/2018)
Hardcover (7/3/2002)
Paperback (6/30/2022)
Prebound (4/20/2004)
Digital Audiobook, Spanish, Castilian (11/17/2021)
MP3 CD (10/1/2009)
Paperback, Large Print (4/1/2004)
Paperback (9/30/2009)

Description

"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 earth 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 tragedy and loss, The Lovely Bones succeeds, miraculously, in building a tale filled with hope, humor, suspense, even joy.

Back Bay Books, 9780316168816, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 20, 2004



About the Author

Alice Sebold is the bestselling author of The Lovely Bones, The Almost Moon, and Lucky a memoir. She lives in California with her husband, the novelist Glen David Gold.