Date of Award

2016

Document Type

USM Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Stonecoast

First Advisor

Susan Conley

Second Advisor

T. Clutch Fleishman

Third Advisor

Justin Tussing

Keywords

Stonecoast MFA, biography, coming of age, race relations

Abstract

The memoir Deon: Fresh Air Son tells the story of an eight-year-old boy who travels from the Bronx to Maine through the Fresh Air program. He visits Lexington, an environment that is nearly opposite to his New York home, except for the care and love that he enjoys in both places.

Comments

This thesis is restricted to USM access only.

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