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The lovely bones : a novel
Sebold, Alice.
Adult Fiction SEBOLD

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Alice Sebold was born on September 6, 1963 in Madison, Wisconsin. She is an American novelist. She has published three books: Lucky (1999), The Lovely Bones (2002) and The Almost Moon (2007). Ms. Sebold attended college at Syracuse University. As a freshman there she was raped. Her first book, Lucky, is a memoir which tells the story of that event in her life and its aftermath. The incident changed her drastically and the theme of terror is prevalent in her writings. Following graduation from Syracuse, she went to the University of Houston for her graduate degree. She won the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction in 2003 and the Bram Stoker Award for The Lovely Bones in 2002. Alice Sebold lives with her husband, the writer Glen David Gold, in Southern California. (Publisher Fact Sheets) Alice Sebold was born in Madison, Wisconsin on September 6, 1963. Her family moved to the suburbs northwest of Philadelphia when she was still a child. She attended Syracuse University, the University of Houston, and later, she returned to school in her 30's and received an MFA from the University of California, Irvine. Her first book, a memoir entitled Lucky (1999), was published when she was 36. She has written two other novels: The Lovely Bones (2002) and The Almost Moon (2007). Sebold won the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction in 2003 and the Bram Stoker Award for First Novel in 2002. She also has been chosen by the Village Voice as a Writer on the Verge and has written for the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. She has been teaching and lecturing since 1984. (Bowker Author Biography)

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