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Maupin, Armistead

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Most widely held works by Armistead Maupin
The night listener : a novel by Armistead Maupin( Book )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radio personality and a sick boy who has been abused by his parents form a complicated relationship. Troubling questions arise from this situation and the ordered life of the radio personality spins out of control
Michael Tolliver lives by Armistead Maupin( Book )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, lives on in this novel about growing older joyfully. Almost twenty years after ending his saga of San Francisco life, author Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his own story. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers, Michael has learned to embrace the random pleasures of life, the tender alliances that sustain him in the hardest of times. This book follows its protagonist as he finds love with a younger man, attends to his dying fundamentalist mother in Florida, and finally reaffirms his allegiance to a wise octogenarian who was once his landlady. This stand-alone novel is accessible to new readers, while fans of Tales of the City will find a reassuring number of familiar faces
Mary Ann in autumn by Armistead Maupin( Book )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After suffering personal calamities in New York, Mary Ann Singleton moves back to San Francisco after being gone for twenty years and begins to slowly rebuild her life, only to confront fresh terrors when her past comes back to haunt her
The days of Anna Madrigal : a novel by Armistead Maupin( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows ninety-two-year-old Anna Madrigal, the legendary transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane, as she joins her former tenant Brian on a road trip to Nevada where she attends to unfinished business she has long avoided
Sure of you by Armistead Maupin( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Ann, a TV show host, must choose between national stardom in New York and a husband and child in San Francisco
Maybe the moon : a novel by Armistead Maupin( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maybe the Moon, Armistead Maupin's first novel since ending his bestselling Tales of the City series, is the audaciously original chronicle of Cadence Roth - Hollywood actress, singer, iconoclast, and former Guinness Book record holder as the world's shortest woman." "All of thirty-one inches tall, Cady is a true survivor in a town where - as she says - "you can die of encouragement." Her early starring role as a lovable elf in an immensely popular American film proved a major disappointment, since moviegoers never saw the face behind the stifling rubber suit she was required to wear. Now, after a decade of hollow promises from the Industry, she is reduced to performing at birthday parties and bat mitzvahs as she waits for the miracle that will finally make her a star." "In a series of mordantly funny journal entries, Maupin tracks his spunky heroin across the saffron-hazed wasteland of Los Angeles - from her all-too-infrequent meetings with agents and studio moguls to her regular harrowing encounters with small children, large dogs, and human ignorance. Then one day a lanky piano player saunters into Cady's life, unleashing heady new emotions, and she finds herself going for broke, shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it just might succeed. Her accomplices in this venture are her dithery housemate, Renee, and her best friend Jeff, a gay writer who sees Cady's struggle for visibility as a natural extension of his own war against the Hollywood Closet." "As clear-eyed as it is charming, Maybe the Moon is a modern parable about the mythology of the movies and the toll it exacts from its participants on both sides of the screen. It is a work that speaks to the resilience of the human spirit from a perspective rarely found in literature."--Jacket
Significant others by Armistead Maupin( Book )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning characters include Mary Ann Singleton, who is having difficulty balancing her commitment to her career as a local talk show hostess with her obligations as a wife to Brian and mother to Shawna, the child of her friend Connie, who entrusted the girl's care to Mary Ann on her deathbed; Michael Tolliver, the romantic gay man who has tested HIV-positive and is taking AZT to combat the threat to his immune system; and Anna Madrigal, the transgendered landlady who mothers her tenants at 28 Barbary Lane on Russian Hill and is fighting to preserve the historic wooden steps of the lane
Babycakes by Armistead Maupin( Book )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ordinary househusband and his ambitious wife decide to start a family, they discover there's more to making a baby than meets the eye
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. DVD
The night listener( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven van de radiopresentator Gabriel Noone raakt in een chaos als er vragen gesteld worden over de identiteit van de jongen met wie hij regelmatig belt
Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( Recording )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first book of the best-selling cult series, Armistead Maupin creates a hilarious take-off on the "awakened" 70s in San Francisco. When Mary Ann, 25 and naive, joins Anna Madrigal's bizarre household, she knows she has a lot to learn about love and vice -- and this is the group to teach her
28 Barbary Lane : a Tales of the city omnibus by Armistead Maupin( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the lives and loves of a series of people living in San Francisco
After Stonewall from the Riots to the millennium( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun ... Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement"--DVD container
The night listener by Armistead Maupin( Recording )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel Noone is a fabulist, a writer whose late-night radio tales brought him into the homes of millions. As he walks a vertiginous line between truth and illusion, he is finally forced to confront all his relationships-familial, romantic, and erotic
Back to Barbary Lane : the final Tales of the city omnibus by Armistead Maupin( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tolliver lives by Armistead Maupin( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, lives on in this novel about growing older joyfully. Almost twenty years after ending his saga of San Francisco life, author Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his own story. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers, Michael has learned to embrace the random pleasures of life, the tender alliances that sustain him in the hardest of times. This book follows its protagonist as he finds love with a younger man, attends to his dying fundamentalist mother in Florida, and finally reaffirms his allegiance to a wise octogenarian who was once his landlady
Mary Ann in autumn a tales of the city novel by Armistead Maupin( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago, Mary Ann Singleton abandoned her husband and child in San Francisco for a television career in New York. But now she finds herself homeless and living in the backyard of her old friend, Michael 'Mouse' Tolliver. After logging onto Facebook, Mary reconnects with several old friends with hopes of renewing her life. However, painful episodes of the past come to haunt her present, forcing Mary to face her unsavory past
The days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin( Recording )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a fragile ninety-two, Anna Madrigal has seemingly found peace with her 'logical family' in San Francisco. Some of them are bound for Burning Man, the art community in Nevada. Anna has another Nevada destination in mind: the town which holds the whorehouse and home that the sixteen-year-old boy she used to be ran away from. She journeys into the troubled heart of her Depression childhood, where she will unearth secrets and dreams and attend to unfinished business she has long avoided
Passing by by Jake Heggie( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of a diverse group of individuals from San Francisco who are all searching for love. Meet Anna Madrigal, the bizarre landlady, Mona Ramsey, who is unaware that she is Anna's daughter, Michael 'Mouse' Tolliver, the gay Floridian whose parents think he is straight, and many more interesting characters
 
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The night listener : a novel
Alternative Names
Armistead Maupin Amerikaans auteur

Armistead Maupin écrivain américain

Armistead Maupin scrittore statunitense

Armistead Maupin US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Maupin, Armistead

Maupin, Armistead Jr

Mopin, Armisṭed 1944-

Амистед Мопин

ארמיסטד מופין

מופין, ארמיסטד

آرمیستید موپین افسر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و نویسنده آمریکایی

モーピン, アーミステッド

亞米斯德·莫平

Languages
English (480)

French (35)

German (29)

Spanish (5)

Italian (3)

Dutch (3)

Finnish (2)

Japanese (2)

Polish (2)

Hebrew (2)

Catalan (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Michael Tolliver livesMary Ann in autumnSure of youMaybe the moon : a novelSignificant othersBabycakesTales of the city28 Barbary Lane : a Tales of the city omnibus