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dc.contributor.author Boat, Chris
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-17T21:50:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08-17
dc.date.submitted May 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/12985
dc.description.abstract This dissertation consists of a novella entitled The Paper Haired God. It is the story of a man named Jason who one day (after dropping his wife Akiko off at the airport to visit friends) decides to crawl into the cabinet underneath his sink. He doesn’t quite understand why he crawls under the sink, just that it is something that he needs to do. Before he realizes it, he is starving and too weak to get back out. When he feels as though he is about to disappear forever, he finds himself in a large cavern. After exploring the cavern he relives a memory from his childhood where he almost drowned in the Uji River. Then he is pulled out from under the sink by his wife. After his recovery he begins to realize that the world he left when he went under the bathroom sink and the world he came back to are not the same. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Novel en_US
dc.subject Magical Realism en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fantasy fiction, American
dc.subject.lcsh Fantasy fiction--Authorship
dc.subject.lcsh American fiction--21st century
dc.title The Paper-Haired God en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US
dc.description.degree Creative Writing en_US
dc.description.level Doctoral en_US
dc.description.department University of New Mexico. Dept. of English en_US
dc.description.advisor Shigekuni, Julie
dc.description.committee-member Mueller, Dan
dc.description.committee-member Brau, Lorie
dc.description.committee-member May-lee, Chai
emb.embargo.terms 2016-07-31
emb.embargo.lift 2016-07-31


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