The Question and Answer section for The Lovely Bones is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Susie Salmon is killed on December 6, 1973 by her family’s neighbor, George Harvey. Mr. Harvey lures Susie into a hole he dug in the cornfield. When she tries to leave he rips off her clothes, gags her with her hat and rapes her. He kills her,...
Susie wishes to see her ancestors, the family members that preceded her to Heaven. Franny responds that she'll never be able to go to that part of Heaven until she let's go of the past.
Lynn is Abigail Salmon's mom.