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The Lovely Bones

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 264,764 Ratings and 23,779 Reviews

Book Description
On her way home from school on a snowy December day in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon ("like the fish") is lured into a makeshift underground den in a cornfield and brutally raped and murdered, the latest victim of a serial killer--the man she knew as her neighbor, Mr. Harvey.

Alice Sebold's haunting and heartbreaking debut novel, The Lovely Bones, unfolds from heaven, where "life is a ... More
Book Information
PublisherBack Bay Books
BindingPaperback (87 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
ISBN-100316044938
ISBN-13978-0316044936
Publication Date09/30/2009
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About Alice Sebold (Author) : Alice Sebold is a published author. Published credits of Alice Sebold include The Lovely Bones, The Secret Garden (Modern Library Classics).
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1/27/2014 Rebecca R. Cohen tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/10/2014 Mandy Eve-Barnett tagged as: I read

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9/14/2010 Gina T tagged as: I recommend, I read

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3/11/2010 Stephanie McNamara tagged as: I read

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2/13/2010 Libby Rouleau tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/29/2010 Alison Getchell said: Forget the movie, the text is just too good.
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10/29/2009 Amanda Bathory said: Love this book!
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10/13/2009 Lourdes Ontiveros

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10/3/2009 Bidisha D. tagged as: I'm reading

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6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

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5/21/2009 Rachel Indihar said:
Although its plot about a young teen raped and murdered is depressing, the story itself (told in first-person narrative from the girl in Heaven) is fascinating and original. The story follows the girl's family on Earth as they try to cope with their loss and try to find the girl's murderer. I highly... more

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3/3/2009 Alexandra Maurer tagged as: I recommend, I read

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9/18/2008 Samantha Tai tagged as: I read

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12/26/2007 Pamela Trayser said: Grab a few tissues and prepare to sink into a morose state. This book is haunting, and will linger long after you've turned the final page.
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7/23/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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