The fifth novel in the "Tales of the city" sequence, which chronicles high, low and louche life in San Francisco and looks at the perplexing consequences of the AIDS epidemic. Maupin aims to portray the trials of modern love and lust and demystify the gay way of life, with sensitivity and humour. He lives in San Francisco and his novels were originally serialized in the "San Francisco Chronicle" and the "San Francisco Examiner". The four previous books in this sequence are available as Corgi paperback originals.
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Armistead Maupin's other novels are Maybe the Moon (1992) and The Night Listener (2000). His Tales novels first appeared as daily serials in San Francisco newspapers, starting in 1976. Tales of the City became a controversial but highly acclaimed miniseries on PBS in 1994, followed by More Tales of the City on Showtime in 1998. Maupin wrote the narration for the HBO documentary The Celluloid Closet. As a librettist he collaborated in 1999 with composer Jake Heggie on "Anna Madrigal Remembers" for mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and the classical vocal ensemble, Chanticleer.About the Author:
Armistead Maupin is the author of the nine-volume Tales of the City series, which includes Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, Michael Tolliver Lives, Mary Ann in Autumn, and now The Days of Anna Madrigal. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener. Maupin was the 2012 recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award. He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher Turner.
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Book Description Perennial (HarperCollins), 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060961260
Book Description Perennial (HarperCollins), 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060961260