Tales Of The City: A Novel by Armistead MaupinTales Of The City: A Novel by Armistead Maupin

Tales Of The City: A Novel

byArmistead Maupin

Paperback | May 29, 2007

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The first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, soon to return to television as a Netflix original series once again starring Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis.

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.

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...
Title:Tales Of The City: A NovelFormat: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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