Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Boiling the Ocean is a novel about obsessions, and how those obsessions drive people to act in ways that ultimately hurt them. The novel revolves around three main characters, one of whom is The Avenger, a pseudo super-hero who tries to right perceived wrongs. It is a story about the relationship between brothers and the woman they are both attracted to. Two of the characters work at a newspaper and the novel shows scenes of how a newsroom operates, from both an editorial and reporting view. Boiling the Ocean also touches on corporate greed and malfeasance, and how that negatively impacts employees.
Mihalyov, David J., "Boiling the Ocean: A Novel" (2003). English Master’s Theses. 43.