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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from Tarquin Rees Modern Firsts (SKU: P411)

The Lovely Bones

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The Lovely Bones

by Alice Sebold

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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US: Little Brown, 2002. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. True First: US First Edition/First Printing. SIGNED and DATED 2/19/02 by Sebold to title page. books is Fine condition appears unread in likewise Fine First State dustwrapper - dw has very small ripple to lower-right front corner (see pic) otherwise perfect. First State Points present:quotes by Margot Livesey and Michael Chabon on rear cover along with first-run print date stated on lower-edge of inside flap: '0702'. Number line with '1' and 'First Edition' stated.


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.


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The Lovely Bones
Alice Sebold
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second hand - Fine
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first state
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number line
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title page
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