The Lovely Bones Characters

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Susie Salmon

Unlike her sister, Susie is not gifted. She is curious like her father. When George Harvey asks Susie to come in to his underground structure, she obliges. Mr. Harvey rapes and kills Susie, and she feels like she was napve for believing him.

Susie's counselor in her heaven, Franny, tells Susie that she was a napve kid for walking into the man's presence. In her heaven, Susie's dog Holiday joins her, and her grandfather visits her briefly.

Susie has left her life unfulfilled, so she remains close to her family. They see her often. Her brother Buckley, the youngest, is accustomed to seeing Susie on a regular basis.

Susie floats through her town, and she likes to watch the boy she loved in life, Ray Singh. Ray has become friends with Ruth, a girl who only slightly knew Susie in life. Ruth is obsessed with Susie, and...

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