The Lovely Bones Chapter 2 part 1
The Lovely Bones
Rate this book. Buy This Book. My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, In newspaper photos of missing girls from the seventies, most looked like me: white girls with mousy brown hair. This was before kids of all races and genders started appearing on milk cartons or in the daily mail. It was still back when people believed things like that didn't happen.
Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. Now she can only observe while her family manage their grief in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail is desperate to create a different life for herself.
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The Lovely Bones is American writer Alice Sebold's second book, following her memoir Lucky. It is the story of a fourteen-year-old rape victim, narrated from.
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After her murder, the story is told as she watches the lives of her family and friends, and also of her killer. The novel was adapted into a film in , directed by Peter Jackson. The novel begins with Susie Salmon introducing herself. One night, on her walk home from school, she is met by one of her neighbors, George Harvey. He invites her to come to see something he has built, and because her parents have met George, she trusts him and goes to see what he has made.