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The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

Label
The lovely bones : a novel
Title
The lovely bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When we first meet Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. As she looks down from this strange new place, she tells us, in the fresh and spirited voice of a fourteen-year-old girl, a tale that is both haunting and full of hope." "In the weeks following her death, Susie watches life continuing without her - her school friends trading rumors about her disappearance, her family holding out hope that she'll be found, her killer trying to cover his tracks. As months pass without leads, Susie sees her parents' marriage being contorted by loss, her sister hardening herself in an effort to stay strong, and her little brother trying to grasp the meaning of the word "gone."" "And she explores the place called heaven. It looks a lot like her school playground, with the good kind of swing sets. There are counselors to help newcomers adjust and friends to room with. Everything she ever wanted appears as soon as she thinks of it except the thing she wants most: to be back with the people she loved on Earth." "With compassion, longing, and a growing understanding, Susie sees her loved ones pass through grief and begin to mend. Her father embarks on a risky quest to ensnare her killer. Her sister undertakes a feat of remarkable daring. And the boy Susie cared for moves on, only to find himself at the center of a miraculous event."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Publication
Note
Also published: New York: Back Bay Books, 2002
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6619790
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781447275206
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
(Sirsi) WG107386

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