Elsewhere Characters

Gabrielle Zevin
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Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Marie Hall

Lizzie is a fifteen-year-old girl who one day was riding her bicycle to the mall to help her best friend pick out a dress for the prom when she was hit by a taxi cab. Lizzie was in a coma for a week before dying. Lizzie wakes on a ship called the Nile and believes she is dreaming. In truth, Lizzie has died and the Nile is taking her to Elsewhere, the land where dead people age backwards until they are ready to be born again. Lizzie is not happy with her death and hates the idea that she will never become an adult and experience all the things teenage girls look forward to doing.

Lizzie struggles for the first month she is in Elsewhere, but soon comes to accept that she is dead. When Lizzie meets Owen, it seems some of what she was...

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