Title

"The Manes"

Identifier

etd-03312008-103036

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

"The Manes" is picaresque novel that explores the nature of belief through the eyes of two fundamentalist Christian doomsday survivalists. Lucinda and Mark Farrar are evicted from their home after a real estate deal goes bad. They decide to kidnap their grandson, Kirby, and take him with them to Colorado where they will start a new life. In Colorado, they face challenges which they never anticipated which make them question their faith.

Date

2008

Document Availability at the Time of Submission

Secure the entire work for patent and/or proprietary purposes for a period of one year. Student has submitted appropriate documentation which states: During this period the copyright owner also agrees not to exercise her/his ownership rights, including public use in works, without prior authorization from LSU. At the end of the one year period, either we or LSU may request an automatic extension for one additional year. At the end of the one year secure period (or its extension, if such is requested), the work will be released for access worldwide.

Committee Chair

James Bennett

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