Author

Alexis Paige

Date of Award

6-1-2014

Document Type

USM Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Stonecoast

First Advisor

Barbara Hurd

Second Advisor

Justin Tussing

Third Advisor

Lynn M. Kuzma

Keywords

Stonecoast MFA, memoir, alcoholism, incarceration, New Hampshire, Houston, Texas

Abstract

The Right to Remain is literary nonfiction that explores my memory of the two-year period following a felony drunk driving arrest in Houston, Texas in 2005. The story begins on the night of the narrator's car accident and subsequent arrest, and follows her through alcohol dependency and recovery.

Comments

This thesis is restricted to USM access only.

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