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Beneath the Silence
by Best, Wyndie, M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 102; 1466118
Abstract (Summary)

Beneath the Silence is a novel in progress. The novel tells the story of Teagan, a woman suffering from schizophrenia. The first section of the novel, seen through her eyes as an eight-year-old girl, concentrates on the struggles she encounters and the effect the disease has on her family. Teagan's family believes that the disease is genetic and section one begins the development of the guilt associated with the family and their past. The novel focuses on what it means to be different and how a child handles her differences as she continues to grow.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Greenberg, Suzanne
Commitee:
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Modern literature, American literature, Creative writing
Keywords: Novel, Original writing
Publication Number: 1466118
ISBN: 978-1-109-16676-7
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