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Description - More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin

The divinely human comedy that began with "Tales of the City" rolls recklessly along as Michael Tolliver pursues his favourite gynaecologist, Mona Ramsey uncovers her roots in a desert whorehouse, and Mary Ann Singleton finds love at sea with the amnesiac of her dreams.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552998772
ISBN-10: 055299877X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Black Swan
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin

US Kirkus Review » Consuming Quaaludes, Pina Coladas, Mai Tais, Architectural Digest, Angel Dust, tokes of Colombian, and M & Ms, those tedious San Francisco trendies of Tales of the City (1978) are at it again - these are the parts of the San Francisco Chronicle serial that didn't make it into the first book. Primary focus this time is on homosexual Michael, who goes off on a cruise to Mexico with Mary Ann, both of them looking for Mr. Adequate and ending up with Mr. Right: Michael finds love with a handsome gynecologist who nurses him through a nasty bout of paralysis, while Mary Ann discovers a boyfriend with amnesia (something to do with cannibalistic Episcopalians who take the doctrine of transsubstantiation a shade too seriously). Then there's oversexed waiter/peeping-Tom Brian, punk-rock girl Douchebag (who wants to get a group of chicks together who will only play when they have their periods), and such old friends as malcontent Mona and her mother (father?), a transsexual Russian Hill landlady. Sodom, satire, and soapsuds - all dispensed with an air of naughty innocence that will certainly please anyone who chortled over the first volume of Tales. But outside the Bay Area: a fairly surefire soporific. (Kirkus Reviews)

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Author Biography - Armistead Maupin

Armistead Maupin was born in Washington, D.C. in 1944 but was brought up in Raleigh, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he served as a naval officer in Vietnam before moving to California in 1971 as a reporter for the Associated Press. In 1976 he launched his daily newspaper serial, Tales of the City, in the San Francisco Chronicle. The first fiction to appear in an American daily for decades, Tales grew into an international sensation when compiled and rewritten as novels. Maupin's six-volume Tales of the City sequence - Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others and Sure of You - are now multi-million bestsellers published around the world. He is also the author of two other bestselling novels, Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener, which was recently made into a film starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette. He lives in San Francisco, California. Official Author Web Site:

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