Keeping Faith

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Allen & Unwin, 2009 - Children of divorced parents - 460 pages
Recently divorced Mariah White is struggling to come to terms with her new life when her seven-year-old daughter Faith starts behaving in a strange way - It seems that she may be actually seeing God - A storm of controversy arises and soon Mariah finds herself in court, fighting to prove her competency as a parent.

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I have mixed feelings about Jodi Picoult. On the one hand, she is a fantastic story-teller. On the other hand, too much of her and the books start feeling formulaic. This is the story of Faith, a ... Read full review

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User Review  - shannon.dolgos - LibraryThing

This was not my favorite Jodi Picoult novel, and I love Jodi Picoult's novels. The story opens with Mariah and her daughter, Faith, walking in on her husband, Colin, who happens to be having an ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jodi Picoult was born in Nesconset, New York on May 19, 1966. She received a degree in creative writing from Princeton University in 1987 and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. She published two short stories in Seventeen magazine while still in college. Immediately after graduation, she landed a variety of jobs, ranging from editing textbooks to teaching eighth-grade English. Her first book, Songs of the Humpback Whale, was published in 1992. Her other works include Picture Perfect, Mercy, The Pact, Salem Falls, The Tenth Circle, Nineteen Minutes, Change of Heart, Handle with Care, House Rules, Sing You Home, Lone Wolf, Leaving Time, and Small Great Things. My Sister's Keeper was made into a movie starring Cameron Diaz. She received the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003. She also wrote five issues of the Wonder Woman comic book series for DC Comics. She writes young adult novels with her daughter Samantha van Leer including Between the Lines and Off the Page.

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