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dc.contributor.advisor Bush, Catherine Lubrin, Canisia 2015-01-30T16:09:08Z 2015-01 2015-01-14 2015-01-30
dc.description.abstract This thesis is a creative work of fiction, which chronicles the life of an orphan named John. Born on a small Caribbean island, John’s life is riddled with unpredictable forces that threaten to tear him limb from limb. Meek and devilishly intuitive, he finds himself creating from the rubble of his neighbourhood, after an early-life father figure awakened his nascent talent for design and engineering. After the fire, Miss Norma—long-time neighbour and village elder, takes John in. Her life-long loyalty to John’s biological father becomes a rift in John’s ongoing life as he faces recurring internal and external battles over his work, his status as an orphan and about his place in a rapidly changing world. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Connie Rooke Graduate Scholarship in Creative Writing; Edward Y. Morwick Graduate Scholarship in Creative Writing en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Postcolonial Literature en_US
dc.subject Disaspora Literature en_US
dc.subject Fiction en_US
dc.subject Cross-National Literature en_US
dc.subject Creolization en_US
dc.subject Contemporary Fiction en_US
dc.subject Hybridity en_US
dc.title Nobody's Child en_US
dc.type Book en_US Creative Writing en_US Master of Fine Arts en_US School of English and Theatre Studies en_US
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