“A FEAST OF IMAGINATION”: FIRST EDITION OF THE LOVELY BONES, SIGNED BY ALICE SEBOLD
SEBOLD, Alice. The Lovely Bones. Boston: Little, Brown, (2002). Octavo, original blue paper boards, original dust jacket. $325.
First edition of Sebold’s debut novel, adapted to the screen in 2009 by director Peter Jackson, signed and dated ("7/10/02") by Sebold on the title page.
This breakthrough debut novel follows Sebold's acclaimed memoir Lucky (1999). Fellow writer Michael Chabon praised Sebold's work as "a feast of imagination and a tribute to the healing power of grief." Sebold's moving novel was adapted to the screen in 2009 by director Peter Jackson, with stars Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz and Mark Wahlberg. "First Edition" on copyright page.