Mary Ann in autumn

Armistead Maupin


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Mary Ann Singleton returns to San Francisco a very different person from when she left. Her career has faded away, her husband has run off with her own life coach and she faces invasive surgery for cancer. In such circumstances, there is only one person and one city she can turn to: Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver, and San Francisco.

ISBN: 9781804994320 Category:


The eighth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

‘Perhaps the most sublime piece of popular literature America has ever produced’ Salon

A touching portrait of friendship, family, and fresh starts, the City by the Bay welcomes back Mary Ann Singleton, the beloved Tales of the City heroine who started it all. A new chapter begins in the lives of both Mary Ann and Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver when she returns to San Francisco to rejoin her oldest friend after years in New York City? the reunion that fans of Maupin’s beloved Tales of the City series have been awaiting for years.

Hurdling barriers both social and sexual, Maupin leads the eccentric tenants of Barbary Lane through heartbreak and triumph, through nail-biting terrors and gleeful coincidences in a sexually-liberated San Francisco. The result is a glittering and addictive comedy of manners that continues to beguile new generations of readers.

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Weight 0.251 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.7 × 2.2 cm












813.54 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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