The Question and Answer section for The Lovely Bones is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Susie's younger sister. She is about 1 year younger than Susie, and is 13 when the novel begins. Lindsey is very athletic and plays soccer, and is considered a gifted student. Susie often lives vicariously through her sister as she grows up....
Susie's mother is just being herself. For that moment, she is free from her role as wife and mother. She's simply a woman.
Mr. Harvey has made a dugout beneath the earth, and he leads Susie down into it.