the lovely bones Author:alice sebold Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. The Lovely Bones is such a book--phenomenal#1 bestseller celebrated at once for its narrative artistry, its luminous clarity of emotion, and its astonishing power to lay claim to the hearts of millions of readers around t... more »he world.
Winner of the America Booksellers Association's "Book of the Year" Award
"My Name is Salome, like the fist; 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 nota at all what she expected, even as she is wathing life on earth continue without her-- her friends trading rumors about her disapperance, her killer trying to cover his trackes, her grief-striken family unraveling. Out unspeakable tradegy and loss, The Lovely Bones succeeds, miracously, in building a tale filled with hope, humor, suspense, even joy.« less