Nova, Craig

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Cold Glitter 2007 1205 "These stories attempt to capture the moment when individual perception is challenged by a naturally occurring reality. The place where what we think we know must be measured against what we have left to learn. Every day is walk in a park that turns ...
Adrift 2007 1835 My thesis is a novel about two adolescent girls who, after the death of one of their mothers, run away. They leave Virginia for Atlanta, Georgia and move into an apartment with other youth who have fled their homes."--Abstract from author supplied me...
From My Clay 2008 741 This thesis is a work of fiction. It is the first book of a three book novel. The novel attempts above all else to tell a story, and beyond that, to explore problems of creation, implicit in everyday life and in the passage from which the novel takes...
Mix 2008 945 This thesis is a novel, which explores issues of identity, community, and race in a small town. It is set in Alden, North Carolina, a town between the mountains and the sea, in all kinds of transition. The novel begins with the discovery of an infant...
The house that Jack built 2009 941 The following thesis will serve as an exploration of a family in turmoil. In this work, I seek to discover what happens when a family, wrecked by the devastation of financial loss as well as spiritual loss, moves into a house that is crumbling at the...
The breakers 2009 1526 In this novel excerpt, police officer Dick Burnside braves the windswept shores of family, class, race, love, sports, and violence in the beachside town of Lake Bluff, Michigan. After his son shows a penchant for throwing the football, Dick Burnside ...
Life stages 2010 913 The purpose of this thesis was to explore the human condition at the different stages ofthese characters' lives. Viewed mainly from the perspective of women of color, definednot only by the color of their...
Regular dangers 2011 4777 This collection of short stories concerns a range of characters --- mischievous pre-teen boys, an elderly widow, and a disillusioned white-collar worker....
Can't go home 2011 311 This thesis is a compilation of short stories around the theme of home. The characters struggle with how home shapes their values and desires. They seek to reconcile where they've come from with who they presently are and who they wish to become. Mos...
The shape of things to come 2012 1051 This novel excerpt introduces the reader to characters who find themselves in unusual circumstances, trying to make sense of a world they no longer understand. They are struggling to find peace, not only with themselves, but with the people they love...
Your love is safe with me 2012 536 This novel follows Rachael, a young, educated woman, as she descends from a stage of unsatisfied existential curiosities into a criminal underworld, where her appetite for disillusion is met with humanity's most crude and instinctual answers to the p...
Drift and other stories 2014 58 Drift and Other Stories encompasses three short stories featuring working and middle class characters from New England suburbs. In Drift a woman picks up her husband at the airport after he spends a week in the Caribbean with his brother, and her sus...
Five chapters of a larger novel 2015 2 The purpose of this thesis was to write the majority of a novel. Each chapter is divided into self-contained stories, all of which were told by different characters. I used either first or third person throughout, depending on the subject matter at h...
Kaleidoscope 2015 4 Kaleidoscope is a coming of age novel for women in the twenty-first century. This thesis contains the first three chapters of that novel, and it embarks on the premise of the book: When the spirited and quirky Julia, 21, retur...