The Narrows, Miles Deep: A Novella and Stories

The Narrows Miles Deep A Novella and Stories Set primarily in the Intermountain West The Narrows Miles Deep tells the story of two men who must come to terms with each other in tumultuous times Alternating between narrative and the voices of

  • Title: The Narrows, Miles Deep: A Novella and Stories
  • Author: Tom Schabarum
  • ISBN: 9781456596637
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • Set primarily in the Intermountain West, The Narrows, Miles Deep, tells the story of two men who must come to terms with each other in tumultuous times Alternating between narrative, and the voices of friends, family and old lovers, the characters are explored from all sides as the story deepens with meaning The novella is a travelogue of the human heart, by turns funny,Set primarily in the Intermountain West, The Narrows, Miles Deep, tells the story of two men who must come to terms with each other in tumultuous times Alternating between narrative, and the voices of friends, family and old lovers, the characters are explored from all sides as the story deepens with meaning The novella is a travelogue of the human heart, by turns funny, heartbreaking and with mythic undertones, these two men must navigate their lives in extraordinary times of wonder, plague, and radical change A mother must face the rigors of her religion, two fathers realize the costs of keeping secrets, and two women, lovers, through one of the men, discover the meaning of their relationship But the story is ultimately about the fragile nature of love Utilizing the myth and power of the western landscape, ending in The Narrows of Zion National Park, one of the men must make a wrenching choice and finds the world is constructed of terrible consequences.

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    1. Tom Schabarum

      Tom Schabarum was born in Los Angeles, CA His novels include, The Palisades, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Best Gay Debut Fiction and a collection of stories including the novella, The Narrows, Miles Deep, which was listed as a 2011 Best Book by Lambda Literary Foundation.He is recipient of the 2010 Creekwalker Poetry Prize and has published poetry online and in Poet Lore, Flights and other journals.His chapbook of poems titled, Swimming With Michelangelo, is now available He holds an MFA in creative writing and literature from Bennington College He s a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association.He s been a professor of film and video studies and is currently a creative director for live events He s an avid sailor and hiker and currently lives in Seattle, Washington.

    265 thoughts on “The Narrows, Miles Deep: A Novella and Stories”

    1. My Rating: 4.5 starsThe Narrows, Miles Deep by Tom Schabarum consists of the title novella and three unrelated short stories: My Kid in Footlights, The Road to Alaska and Follow Me Through.The novella, The Narrows, Miles Deep, is the beautifully written and heartrending story of Eric Morris and Roy Bancroft, lovers who parted ways some four years ago when Eric joined his family’s business as a trucker and relocated from Utah to Las Vegas and Roy remained in Salt Lake City to be near the mounta [...]


    2. Tom Schabarum's The Narrows, Miles Deep (Cascadia Publishing 2011) is an innovative novella about a gay man in Utah, Eric Morris, told via short talking head chapters representing the views of him held by family, friends, and work colleagues. It is the story of a returned Mormon missionary dealing with being gay in a socially and religiously conservative state. It is also a story about a group of gay and lesbian friends who enjoy the great outdoors, including the titular Narrows of Zion National [...]


    3. I received this book as a ARC edition. I wasn't really sure what to expect - definitely not the usual type of read that I enjoy. I was pleasantly surprized. I don't want to give anything away but it was sad but also showed love and the caring of all types of people and how they relate to each other under the circumstances of life.


    4. The Narrows, Miles Deep: A Novella and Stories by Tom Schabarum sounded like a great book so I entered the first reads giveaway and surprisingly I won! I enjoyed reading this novella told from different perspectives and short stories about finding yourself, acceptance and staying strong.



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