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THE LOVELY BONES by  Alice Sebold - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from Type Punch Matrix (SKU: 39800)

THE LOVELY BONES

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THE LOVELY BONES

by Sebold, Alice

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  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine in like jacket.
ISBN 10
0316666343
ISBN 13
9780316666343
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 2002. First edition. Fine in like jacket.. Signed first printing of this runaway bestseller, with original invitation to the launch party for the book laid in. Something of a surprise sensation when released, Sebold's THE LOVELY BONES imagines a murdered girl narrating not only from and about the afterlife, but also the aftermath of her killing on her family, friends, and neighbors. Heartbreaking and beautiful, with exceptional provenance. 8.25'' x 5.25''. Original blue boards. In unclipped ($21.95) original color pictorial dust jacket. 328 pages. Inscribed by Sebold on title page: "7/29/2020 / To Amber / VIVA / Alice Sebold." Laid in is the postcard invitation to the launch party. Invite has minor wear. Book bright, sharp, and crisp.

Synopsis

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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Details

book dealer
Type Punch Matrix US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
39800
Title
THE LOVELY BONES
Author
Sebold, Alice
Book condition
second hand - Fine in like jacket.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0316666343
ISBN 13
9780316666343
Publisher
Little, Brown & Co
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
2002
Keywords
Woman Author,20th century,Books to Film

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