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The Lovely Bones
Susie Salmon is just like any other young American girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead. Add: Now she can only observe while her family manage their grief in their different ways. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them… Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery has adapted it for this unforgettable play about life after loss.
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An acclaimed journalist shares the gripping story of her rape when she was a college freshman, achieving justice in the courtroom, and triumphing in the face of violence.
2. Looking Glass
In “The Lovely Bones,” the spirit of fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon describes her murder and her family’s efforts to find the killer; and in “Looking Glass,” Susie’s story is integrated with cases of actual missing children.
3. The Almost Moon
A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this brilliant, powerful, and unforgettable new novel by the author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky. For years Helen Knightly has given her life to others: to her haunted mother, to her enigmatic father, to her husband and now grown children. When she finally crosses a terrible boundary, her life comes rushing in at her in a way she never could have imagined. Unfolding over the next twenty-four hours, this searing, fast-paced novel explores the complex ties between mothers and daughters, wives and lovers, the meaning of devotion, and the line between love and hate. It is a challenging, moving, gripping story, written with the fluidity and strength of voice that only Alice Sebold can bring to the page.
4. The Secret Society of Demolition Writers
|by: Aimee Bender, Benjamin Cheever, Sebastian Junger, Michael Connelly, Elizabeth McCracken, Rosie O’Donnell, Chris Offutt, Anna Quindlen, John Burnham Schwartz, Alice Sebold, Lauren Slater
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
Number of Pages: 244
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Short stories capture the lives of such offbeat characters as a delusional schizophrenic, an egg donor with second thoughts, and a young girl who discovers a portal to another, ghostly world.
5. La nostalgie de l’ange
L’histoire commence après le viol et le meurtre de Susie, 14 ans. Depuis le paradis, elle observe tendrement ceux qu’elle a laissés, sa famille, le policier chargé de l’enquête, son meurtrier. Son regard plein d’émotions dépasse l’horreur et la douleur, pour inspirer le pardon, la renaissance et la vie. Premier roman.
6. In meinem Himmel
Susie Salmon ist ein ganz normaler Teenager in einer amerikanischen Kleinstadt – bis zu jenem Tag, an dem sie von einem Nachbarn vergewaltigt und ermordet wird. Doch Susie existiert weiter. Von äihrem Himmelä aus beobachtet sie, wie ihre Freunde und ihre Familie diesen Verlust verarbeiten.
Last updated on Tuesday, August 30, 2022