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Maupin, Armistead

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Most widely held works by Armistead Maupin
Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
69 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A naive young secretary forsakes Cleveland for San Francisco, tumbling headlong into a brave new world of laundromat lotharios and cutthroat debutantes
The night listener : a novel by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,430 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 )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,942 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.--From publisher description
Mary Ann in autumn : a Tales of the city novel by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,920 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
Sure of you by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,754 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
More tales of the city by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interlinking tales based around the lives of a San Francisco household
Maybe the moon : a novel by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,561 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."--BOOK JACKET
Further tales of the city by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
48 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement, Michael Tolliver looks for love at the National Gay Rodeo, DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track a charismatic psychopath across Alaska, and society columnist Prue Giroux loses her heart to a derelict living in a San Francisco park
The days of Anna Madrigal : a novel by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
19 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 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
Significant others by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New characters include Thack Sweeney, who meets Michael during a tour of Alcatraz and Wren Douglas, a plus-size model whose best-selling self-help book offers hope to overweight women. There is also a focus on a previously minor character, Roger "Booter" Manigault, DeDe's stepfather and a member of the Bohemian Club, who accidentally stumbles into Wimminwood and is held captive by one of its more militant organizers. Brian's college-aged nephew Jed also makes an appearance as a young Reaganite more interested in getting into Harvard Law and making money than having fun."--Wikipedia plot summary, viewed Aug. 11, 2011
Babycakes by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
47 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,418 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 )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 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 cinema 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
The night listener by Patrick Stettner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 821 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 )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 502 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 )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the lives and loves of a series of people living in San Francisco
Michael Tolliver lives by Armistead Maupin ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 425 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
The night listener by Armistead Maupin ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 409 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
Mary Ann in autumn a tales of the city novel by Armistead Maupin ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 409 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
After Stonewall from the Riots to the millennium ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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"--Container
Back to Barbary Lane : the final Tales of the city omnibus by Armistead Maupin ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Maupin, Armistead
Maupin, Armistead Jr
Mopin, Armisṭed 1944-
מופין, ארמיסטד
モーピン, アーミステッド
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English (550)
French (7)
German (3)
Italian (1)
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