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Family In The Lovely Bones Quotes By Alice Sebold

As I watched my family sip champagne, I thought about how their lives trailed backward and forward from my death and then, I saw, as Samuel took the daring step of kissing Lindsey in a room full of family, became borne aloft away from it.
These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections- sometimes made at great cost, but often magnificent- that happened after I was gone. And I began to see things in a way that let me hold the world without me in it. The events that my death wrought were merely the bones of a body that would become whole at some unpredictable time in the future. The price of what I came to see as this miraculous body had been my life.
My father looked at the daughter who was standing there in front of him. The shadow daughter was gone. — Alice Sebold

Family In The Lovely Bones Quotes By Eve Langlais

With that much meat on her bones, we can have the whole family over for Thanksgiving this year." Dreadful holiday, that Thanksgiving. Condoning the slaughter of lovely birds. — Eve Langlais