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The Lovely Bones (MP3 CD)

The Lovely Bones By Alice Sebold, Alice Sebold (Read by) Cover Image
By Alice Sebold, Alice Sebold (Read by)
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When we first meet fourteen year old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed things like that didn't happen.

In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange new place where she finds herself. It looks a lot like her school playground, with the good kind of swing sets.

With love, longing, and a growing understanding, Susie watches her family as they cope with their grief: her father embarks on a search for the killer, her sister undertakes a feat of amazing daring, her little brother builds a fort in her honor, and they begin the difficult process of healing.

This story of seemingly unbearable tragedy is transformed into a suspenseful and touching narrative about family, memory, love, heaven, and living.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781607882985
ISBN-10: 1607882981
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Publication Date: October 1st, 2009
Language: English