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Date Permissions Signed

5-12-2011

Date of Award

2011

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

English

First Advisor

Guess, Carol, 1968-

Second Advisor

Miller, Brenda, 1959-

Third Advisor

Rivera, Lysa M.

Abstract

In this novel excerpt, a food addict named for a Norse battle goddess, Svafa Lindeman is a woman caught in a half-life. Suspended between the reality of running a junk business with her aging, hostile mother and evanescent memory of her missing sister, Svafa seeks solace in comestibles from homegrown eggs to double-decker burgers. A chance to write restaurant reviews for the local paper seems like a dream come true, but making peace with food proves to be as tumultuous and ultimately elusive as making peace with the ghosts of her childhood.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

729757448

Digital Format

application/pdf

Genre/Form

Academic theses

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this thesis in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this thesis for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

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