Portland State University. Department of English
Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing
1 online resource (iii, 111 pages)
Jacob Kevin Sauvageau, Homeless teenagers -- Biography, Homelessness, Family violence
The author narrates his teenage years as a homeless teen in suburban Washington State and Oregon. Among the items discussed are his struggles with parental drug use, verbal and physical abuse, finding shelter, and everyday life associated with homelessness. Upon establishing a stable living situation, the author explores his efforts to have a relationship with his father, and his eventual fallout with his family.
Sauvageau, Jacob Kevin, "Vagrant of the El Camino: a Memoir" (2017). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4015.