Tales of the City Audiobook, by Armistead Maupin Play Audiobook Sample

Download Tales of the City Audiobook

Tales of the City Audiobook, by Armistead Maupin Play Audiobook Sample
FlexPass™ Price: $17.95
$7.95 for new members!(Includes UNLIMITED podcast listening) Add to Cart learn more
OR
Regular Price: $23.99 Add to Cart
Author: Armistead Maupin Narrator: Frances McDormand Publisher: HarperAudio Audio Length: Series:The Tales of the City Series Release Date: March 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780062259738

Publisher Description

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, soon to return to television as a Netflix original series once again starring Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis.

For almost four decades Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that changed forever the way we live.

Download and start listening now!

Quotes

  • “Since 1976, Maupin’s Tales of the City has etched itself upon the hearts and minds of its readers, both straight and gay. From a groundbreaking newspaper serial in the San Francisco Chronicle to a bestselling novel to a critically acclaimed PBS series, Tales (all six of them) contains the universe—if not in a grain of sand, then in one apartment house.”

    - Amazon.com, editorial review
  • “There’s been nothing like it since the heyday of the serial novel a hundred years ago.” 

    - Village Voice

Awards

  • A USA Today bestseller
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review about this audiobook!

About the Author

Armistead Maupin is the author of numerous novels, including the Tales of the City series, Maybe the Moon, The Night Listener, and Michael Tolliver Lives. His novels Sure of You and The Days of Anna Madrigal made the New York Times bestsellers list. Three miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the first three novels in the Tales series. The Night Listener became a feature film starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette. He was born in Washington, DC, in 1944 but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he served as a naval officer in the Mediterranean and with the River Patrol Force in Vietnam. He worked briefly as a reporter for a newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, before being assigned to the San Francisco bureau of the Associated Press in 1971.