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Book Review of The Lovely Bones (Audio Cassettes) (Unabridged)

The Lovely Bones (Audio Cassettes) (Unabridged)
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"When we first meet 14-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 these things 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 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 begin the difficult process of healing.

In the hands of a brilliant novelist, the author narrates The Lovely Bones through the eyes of her winning young heroine. This story of seemingly unbearable tragedy is transformed into a suspenseful and touching story about family, memory, love, heaven, and living."...

I liked the story, but the narrator Alyssa Bresnahan just didn't do it for me. I ended up falling asleep through most of this story and had to listen to it again. I hope that the movie is as good as everyone had said.