Tales Of The City: A Novel

Paperback | May 29, 2007

byArmistead Maupin

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From New York Times bestselling author Armistead Maupin, now available in paperback—the novel that spawned the entire Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s hugely successful San Francisco saga. This new paperback edition is part of the Harper Perennial P.S. program.

For almost four decades Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that changed forever the way we live.

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From New York Times bestselling author Armistead Maupin, now available in paperback—the novel that spawned the entire Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s hugely successful San Francisco saga. This new paperback edition is part of the Harper Perennial P.S. program.For almost four decades Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City has...

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For almost four decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is b...

Armistead Maupin is the author of Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, Maybe the Moon, and The Night Listener. Three television miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the first three Tales novels. The Night Listener became a featur...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 inPublished:May 29, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061358304

ISBN - 13:9780061358302

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"A consummate entertainer who has made a generation laugh...It is Maupin's Dickensian gift to be able to render love convincingly." (Edmund White, Times Literary Supplement)