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
Title variation
Lovely bones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Theme
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
UkCU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sebold, Alice
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British Book Awards
  • Literary prize winners
  • Bereavement
  • Murder
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Little Brown, 2002
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780330485371
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330485388
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Little Brown, 2002
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780330485371
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780330485388

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