The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

Summary

Murdered by her next door neighbor Mr. Harvey at the age of 14, Susie Salmon finds herself between heaven and Earth. Susie can see what happens on Earth and what happens to her family even when she's dead. Her body is never discovered and her parents and her father continues to investigate and over many years maintains contact with the police officer in charge of the investigation. Susie also gets to watch Mr. Harvey and learns of his long list of victims. She also sees him prepare for his next victim, her younger sister Lindsey. It is a fiction novel, however it is based on a true story. In the 1970s, a young girl was murdered in Norristown, PA.

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