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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Armistead Maupin Narrator: Frances McDormand Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Tales of the City Series Release Date:
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For more than three 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 six 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.

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  • “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

  • “Amistead Maupin’s groundbreaking books about bohemian life in San Francisco are now available as unabridged audios. Actress Frances McDormand does a splendid job as she narrates the first, Tales of the City. …McDormand’s strong voice adapts to each character, young and old, male and female, straight and gay.” USA Today
  • Listen Up! Blog, Feature with SoundCloud Excerpts of all Six Titles: http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/ListenUp/?p=4279 Publishers Weekly
  • “There’s been nothing like it since the heyday of the serial novel a hundred years ago.” 

    Village Voice

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