View all comments Shennae try to keep in mind the story is from the point of view of a 14 year old who in the first few pages likes a quote because it wasn't from a band it was try to keep in mind the story is from the point of view of a 14 year old who in the first few pages likes a quote because it wasn't from a band it was from a poet and it made her feel like she was smart and into literature The reason I did were the emotions the book had me go through happy sadness laughter anger I felt them al I enjoyed it and read it two times in a row.
Goodreads In a memoir hailed for its searing candor and wit, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was utterly transformed when, as an eighteen-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped and beaten in a park near campus. What propels this chronicle of her recovery is Sebold's indomitable spirit - as she struggles for understanding "After telling the hard facts to anyone, from lover to friend, I have changed in their eyes" ; as her dazed family and friends sometimes bungle their efforts to provide comfort and support; and as, ultimately, she triumphs, managing through grit and coincidence to help secure her attacker's arrest and conviction.
In a narrative by turns disturbing, thrilling, and inspiring, Alice Sebold illuminates the experience of trauma victims even as she imparts wisdom profoundly hard-won: Review Alice Sebold is a powerful writer.
Be it fiction or memoir she has a way of drawing you in with words. Like The Lovely Bones, Lucky is difficult to read a times.
This memoir is rawer than fiction. It makes your skin crawl with hurt and revulsion to what is happening. It is strange to say I enjoyed reading a novel about rape but I did. Alice Sebold makes you feel a roller coaster of emotions and I found it hard to put Lucky down.Jul 03, · The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder -- a murder recounted by the teenage victim.
Upsetting, you say? Remarkably, first-time novelist Alice Sebold takes this difficult material and delivers a compelling and accomplished exploration of a fractured family's need for peace and closure.
Sidelights Alice Sebold's debut novel, The Lovely Bones, dominated the best-seller lists for several months in The story of a murdered teenager who observes her grieving family and the impact the crime had on everyone involved, Sebold's literary tour-de-force struck a chord with readers, garnered impressive reviews, and sold million copies in hardcover—a new record for a first-time.
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Lucky - Kindle edition by Alice Sebold. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lucky. Zahraniční knihy (německé, britské, americké a ruské).
České verze zahraničních partworks - modely Bismarck, Titanic a Panzertiger, kurz Snadné háčkování a komiksy Marvel. Alice Sebold (born September 6, ) is an American writer.
She has published three books: Lucky (), The Lovely Bones (), and The Almost Moon ().