By: Mrs. Weinke
The Life We Bury is a mystery about a college student, John Talbert, who has to write a biography about an older person. He comes from a very dysfunctional family and so he visits a nursing home in order to find someone to interview. The only person at the nursing home who is coherent enough to talk to John is a man who was in prison for the murder and rape of a fourteen-year old girl. While interviewing this man, John quickly figures out that this man was wrongfully accused. John makes it his quest to find out who the real murderer is.