Keeping Faith

by Jodi Picoult | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9780340838051 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Sterile of Burnley, Lancashire United Kingdom on 3/16/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by Sterile from Burnley, Lancashire United Kingdom on Sunday, March 16, 2008
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Faith is a 7 year old little girl. "Keeping Faith" is the story of a custody battle between her mum Mariah, and her dad Colin - who gets to keep Faith?

7 years before the novel begins Mariah found out that her husband, Colin, was having an affair, and she fell to pieces. After a failed suicide attempt Colin has her committed to a mental hospital where she later finds out she is pregnant... with Faith. So when they let her out of the hospital she turns her life around and learns how to be a mum.

Then Colin does it again. This time she catches him in the act, and Faith also is witness to his infidelity. Separation is inevitable. Colin goes to live with his mistress and when the divorce is settled, he freely gives over custody of his daughter to Mariah.

However, neither of them account for what comes next. Faith starts to perform miracles and to show "stigmata", involuntary bleeding corresponding to Christ's wounds. Faith becomes the subject of media interest - TV, media, journalists, Rabbis, Fathers (as in the Catholic Church), priests, psychiatrists... they all want a piece of Faith. What in the world is happening to Faith? And why? Needless to say, all this attention results in Colin wanting his daughter back. Doubts creep in... is Mariah doing this to her? The heart-wrenching custody battle ensues.

(I have noticed how the member I sent it to was so pleased and humbled to get a present for her Birthday that she couldn't wait to get rid!!!!!! Thanks friend:(

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Journal Entry 3 by ktwalker from Aston, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Monday, June 02, 2008
i already have this book so i will be releasing it

Journal Entry 4 by ktwalker at Charity shop collection bag in Aston, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Monday, June 02, 2008

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