Tales of the City

by Armistead Maupin, Frances McDormand

On Sale: 03/26/2013

Tales of the City

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Tales of the City

by Armistead Maupin

On Sale: 03/26/2013


About the Book

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

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.

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Critical Praise

“Amistead Maupin’s groundbreaking books about bohemian life in San Francisco are now available as unabridged audios. Actress Frances McDormand does a splendid job as she narrates the first, Tales of the City. …McDormand’s strong voice adapts to each character, young and old, male and female, straight and gay.” - USA Today

Listen Up! Blog, Feature with SoundCloud Excerpts of all Six Titles: http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/ListenUp/?p=4279 - Publishers Weekly

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062259738
  • ISBN 10: 0062259733
  • Imprint: HarperAudio
  • On Sale: 03/26/2013
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Humorous / General

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