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The Resource The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The spirit of fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon describes her murder, her surprise at her new home in heaven, and her witness to her family's grief, efforts to find the killer, and attempts to come to terms with what has happened
Summary
Looking down from heaven, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their grief and "the lovely bones" growing around her absence
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2002.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2003.
  • British Book Award for the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year, 2004.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2005.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2005.
  • Iowa High School Book Award, 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2002.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068738
Cataloging source
GCmBT
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2007b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, c2002. With new reading group guide
  • Includes reading group guide and excerpt from author's The almost moon
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
13426924
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Deluxe Back Bay trade pbk. ed.
Extent
328 pages, 13 pages, 12 pages
Isbn
9780316001823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, c2002. With new reading group guide
  • Includes reading group guide and excerpt from author's The almost moon
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
13426924
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Deluxe Back Bay trade pbk. ed.
Extent
328 pages, 13 pages, 12 pages
Isbn
9780316001823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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