The Lovely Bones
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Little, Brown and Company 2002
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Street Date:
08/07/2002
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316145725
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Lexile measure:
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alice Sebold. (2002). The Lovely Bones. Little, Brown and Company.

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Alice Sebold. 2002. The Lovely Bones. Little, Brown and Company.

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Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones. Little, Brown and Company, 2002.

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Alice Sebold. The Lovely Bones. Little, Brown and Company, 2002. Web.

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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."


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.


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