Tuesday, October 20, 2009
The Lovely Bones Trailer
The Lovely Bones
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Author Alice Sebold
Cover artist Yoori Kim (design); Daniel Lee (photo-illustration)
Country United States
Publisher Little, Brown
Publication date 2002
Media type Print (Hardback and Paperback); audio book
Pages 328 pp
OCLC Number 48495099
The Lovely Bones is a 2002 novel by Alice Sebold. It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being brutally raped and murdered, watches from heaven as her family and friends go on with their lives, while she herself comes to terms with her own death. The novel received a great deal of critical praise and became an instant bestseller.
A film adaptation of the novel is currently in post-production and is being directed by Peter Jackson, who personally purchased the rights. It is set for release in the USA on December 11, 2009 .
List of all of her published books:
Lucky (memoir, 2002; originally published in 1999), Back Bay Books, ISBN 0-316-66634-3
The Lovely Bones (novel, 2002), Little, Brown, ISBN 0-316-66634-3
The Almost Moon (novel, 2007), Little, Brown, ISBN 0-316-67746-9
I've read all 3, the first 2 several times over the years, and fell hard for each. It's time to reread The Almost Moon.