In a series of connected short stories, the author explores the funeral industry by following a body as it is prepared for its final resting. The EMTs, mortician, funeral director, and cremators offer their unique perspective on the many faces death can take. However, it is the eyes of the mourners and Benny himself that see the deeper impact of his passing. By uncovering who Benny was in life, a man struggling with marriage and fatherhood, the author shows just how far the impact of his death reaches.
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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
College of Arts and Humanities
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Sneeringer, Lucy, "Only the End: A Collection of Connected Short Stories" (2017). Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2004-2019. 5492.