The Night Listener (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
19 Reviews

"I'm a fabulist by trade," warns Gabriel Noone, a late-night radio storyteller, as he begins to untangle the skeins of his tumultuous life: his crumbling ten-year love affair, his disaffection from his Southern father, his longtime weakness for ignoring reality. Gabriel's most sympathetic listener is Pete Lomax, a thirteen-year-old fan in Wisconsin whose own horrific past has left him wise and generous beyond his years. But when this virtual father-son relationship is rocked by doubt, a desperate search for the truth ensues. Welcome to the complex, vertiginous world of The Night Listener.

  

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User Review  - frazzledsoul - Goodreads

I started reading this in 2006 and just recently picked it up and read the last 150 pages. I tend to think the essay at the back of the book detailing the sad story of "Anthony Godby Johnson" and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hillary - Goodreads

I'm a long-time fan of Armistead Maupin's work, so I dipped into this book with excitement. I was not disappointed. This is a both a story about a storyteller and a story about a story. Although based ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
27
Section 4
35
Section 5
59
Section 6
75
Section 7
89
Section 8
111
Section 18
217
Section 19
225
Section 20
239
Section 21
255
Section 22
265
Section 23
275
Section 24
281
Section 25
297

Section 9
123
Section 10
133
Section 11
141
Section 12
153
Section 13
163
Section 14
177
Section 15
183
Section 16
195
Section 17
209
Section 26
303
Section 27
315
Section 28
325
Section 29
331
Section 30
339
Section 31
343
Section 32
345
Section 33
346
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About the author (2009)

Armistead Maupin is the author of the nine-volume Tales of the City series, which includes Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, Michael Tolliver Lives, Mary Ann in Autumn, and now The Days of Anna Madrigal. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener. Maupin was the 2012 recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award. He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher Turner.

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