- Author(s): Greco, Matthew James
- Advisor(s): Roberge, Robert
- Winer, Andrew
- et al.
The thesis is a novel about a broken family in the 1970s, including an alcoholic mother who is run out of the home, a son who suffers a nervous breakdown as a result, and the father who tries to keep it all together through quiet betrayal, a second marriage and an unquenchable fire of ambition .