My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from our neighborhood. My mother liked his border flowers, and my father talked to him once about fertilizer. This is Susie Salmon. Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love, do all the things she never had the chance to do herself. But life is not quite finished with Susie yet …”
LitLovers – Includes a Book Description, Reviews, and Discussion Questions
The Christian Science Monitor – “If I should die before, I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take” by Ron Charles
Salon.com – “The Lovely Bones” by Laura Miller
The New York Times – “What Remains” by Katherine Bouton
The Observer (UK) – “An Eternity of Sweet Nothings” by Philip Hensher
O, The Oprah Magazine – “Reading Room: The Lovely Bones” by Elaina Richardson
On the Web:
Powell’s Books – Author Interviews- “The World Meets Alice Sebold” by Dave Weich (Print)
Charlie Rose – An Interview with Alice Sebold (Video)
Visit The Lovely Bones movie website to see the trailer.
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