Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

M.A. in English

First Advisor

Tommy Franklin

Second Advisor

Chris Offutt

Third Advisor

Erin Drew

Relational Format



Fish lives on a barrier island of Georgia made locally famous by the atomic bomb that was dropped there by accident. He is in the care of two men, Reef and Nutzo, and the matriarch of the group, Whistle, who leads glass-bottom boat tours of the bomb and has also raised a tiger, Sugar.



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