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Tom Spanbauer

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Pocatello, Idaho, The United States
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Tom Spanbauer is a novelist and the founder of Dangerous Writing. As a writer he has explored issues of race, of sexual identity, of how we make a family for ourselves in order to surmount the limitations of the families into which we are born.

His published novels are Faraway Places, The Man Who Fell In Love With The Moon, In The City Of Shy Hunters, Now Is the Hour, and coming out April 1st 2014 from Hawthorne Press: I LOVED YOU MORE, are notable for their combination of a fresh and lyrical prose style with solid storytelling.

As a teacher his innovative approach combines close attention to language with a large-hearted openness to what he calls 'the sore place'--that place within each of us that is the source for stories that no one else c
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Average rating: 4.17 · 5,948 ratings · 789 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Man Who Fell in Love wi...

4.20 avg rating — 2,987 ratings — published 1991 — 20 editions
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Now Is the Hour

4.12 avg rating — 1,092 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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I Loved You More

4.17 avg rating — 844 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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In the City of Shy Hunters

4.28 avg rating — 646 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Faraway Places

3.87 avg rating — 353 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Les chiens de l'enfer

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The Untold Gaze

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A Couple of Stops: Light Tr...

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Gay City: Volume One

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More books by Tom Spanbauer…
“Looking for who I am is who I am.”
Tom Spanbauer, The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon

“The key to being a warrior is not to be afraid of who you are.”
Tom Spanbauer, In the City of Shy Hunters

“takes a devil to make a decent angel.”
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