|Published:||Jun 1st, 2002|
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When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange...
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I really enjoyed this book. As with others who watch as many films as reading books, I think I prefer the ending in the film, the ending in the book was a bit too dreamy for me. However, very good book, I love the different characters and really got into their ‘space’.
Aug 29th, 2019
so powerful! Too dark for some, but very powerful!
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Aug 20th, 2013
Definitely a roller coaster ride emotionally.
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Apr 1st, 2013
Simultaneously enthralling and nauseating, Sebold's work will leave most readers in such a state of mixed emotions that they won't know whether to cry or laugh. To some this may be a horrifying tale of a young girl's death and to some it may be an emotional catharsis - a relief in a happier place after death. That's up to the reader. Either way, this is a superb book and a definite emotional roller coaster.
Feb 25th, 2013
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