Faithful: A Novel - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Shelby learns that Teddy is in trouble. He is doing drugs and stealing from everyone in the house. Dorian is upset and claims that the family is turning their backs on Teddy. Teddy gets arrested. His whole crew broke into a house and tied up the tenants before robbing them. Marcus was involved. He stays in jails for a few weeks, until his trial date is set. The judge does not sentence him, and Teddy is sent to a correctional high school upstate where he will stay until graduation. Teddy’s head is now shaved after being in jail. Shelby encourages Teddy that he will be fine and be able to come back from this. She admits that she “Just about killed someone” (156), which is the first time she has ever referenced the accident so directly. Shelby writes a ten-page letter to Teddy that...

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