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Tales of the city

Author: Armistead Maupin
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1989, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through the lovelorn tenants of a San Francisco apartment house, Maupin takes the reader into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, cutthroat debutantes, and Jockey shorts dance contests. Hurdling barriers both social and sexual, this cunningly observed comedy -- and the five novels which succeed it -- offer an unprecedented portrait of the afonies and absurditites of urban life in the last quarter of the 20th  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Mary Ann Singleton, (Fictitious character); Michael Tolliver, (Fictitious character); Anna Madrigal, (Fictitious character); Anna Madrigal, (Fictitious character); Mary Ann Singleton, (Fictitious character); Michael Tolliver, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armistead Maupin
ISBN: 0060964049 9780060964047
OCLC Number: 25586401
Description: 371 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Armistead Maupin.
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"Through the lovelorn tenants of a San Francisco apartment house, Maupin takes the reader into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, cutthroat debutantes, and Jockey shorts dance contests. Hurdling barriers both social and sexual, this cunningly observed comedy -- and the five novels which succeed it -- offer an unprecedented portrait of the afonies and absurditites of urban life in the last quarter of the 20th century."-- Publisher's description.

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