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He might be young, but Colm Francis McGee already recognizes the truth: he is very sick and he's not getting better. His mother, Cathleen, fiercely believes her faith will protect her ailing son, but Colm is not so sure. Afraid to discuss what might very well happen to him with his mother, Colm turns to his benevolent and logical doctor for advice. With wisdom far beyond his years, Colm has come to terms with his probable fate, but he does have one special wish. He wants to meet the father who abandoned his beloved mother -- a man he never knew. Unable to refuse, Col and Cathleen, accompanied by Dr. Basu, set off to find Colm's missing parent. But their quest will lead them to something much bigger. It will be a journey of emotional discovery that will test their love, force them to confront their fears and require that they face the ultimate question: Can a child give his loved ones hope, peace and proof of heaven?
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A mother’s faith, a child’s courage, a doctor’s dedication—a moving and thought-provoking tale of hope, love, and family
He might be young, but Colm already recognizes the truth: that he’s sick and not getting better. His mother, Cathleen, fiercely believes her faith will protect her ailing son, but Colm is not so sure. With a wisdom far beyond his years, Colm has come to terms with his probable fate, but he does have one special wish. He wants to meet his father who abandoned his beloved mother before Colm was born.
But the quest to find the dying boy’s missing parent soon becomes a powerful journey of emotional discovery—a test of belief and an anxious search for proof of heaven.
A magnificent debut novel, Mary Curran Hackett’s Proof of Heaven is a beautiful and unforgettable exploration of the power of love and the monumental questions of life, death, and the afterlife.About the Author:
Mary Curran Hackett is an adjunct English professor at the University of Cincinnati. She lives with her husband and children in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Book Description Center Point Large Print, Thornkike, Me, 2012. Library Binding. Condition: New. Large Print. Other Large Print in stock too. Seller Inventory # 018907