This autobiographical work revolves around the author's personal identity and how she sorts through various stories of her family's heritage. Cuddihy is able to relate her family stories to her own life and connect them to resonant themes of American identity. The development of the author's family over the years has granted her the opportunity to attend a four-year university today.
"What Am I?,"
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience: Vol. 3
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/fgv/vol3/iss1/1