Susie, at age fourteen, is raped and murdered by a neighbor, Mr. Harvey. For the rest of the book, Susie narrates the story from her vantage point in heaven.
While this is almost too poignant, it is handled fairly well. We see the effect that Susie's death has on her family and friends, and follow them for several years afterward.
Weekend Heat Wave - The warmest days of the year so far over the Northwest are coming up this weekend and some folks in western Washington will be sweating with temperatures ...
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