Advisor

Paul Collins

Date of Award

6-6-2017

Document Type

Closed Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing

Department

Creative Writing

Physical Description

1 online resource (iii, 111 pages)

DOI

10.15760/etd.5899

Abstract

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.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/22727

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