The Keeper Summary
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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The Keeper Summary

Naylor uses her experience of living with a mentally ill husband to write a sensitive novel about Nick Karpinski and Jacob, his mentally ill father. Nick is torn between his love for his father and the need to get help for him. He watches his father's behavior and relationships with others become more and more bizarre and unreasonable as he sinks ever deeper into mental illness.

As an eighth grader, Nick is developing...

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