Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel

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Harper Collins, Nov 2, 2010 - Fiction - 336 pages

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The eighth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

Following the success of his New York Times bestseller Michael Tolliver Lives, Armistead Maupin’s Mary Ann in Autumn is a touching portrait of friendship, family, and fresh starts, as the City by the Bay welcomes back Mary Ann Singleton, the beloved Tales of the City heroine who started it all. A new chapter begins in the lives of both Mary Ann and Michael “Mouse” Tolliver when she returns to San Francisco to rejoin her oldest friend after years in New York City… the reunion that fans of Maupin’s beloved Tales of the City series have been awaiting for years.

 

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User Review  - ClareRhoden - www.librarything.com

This was the first book I have read in the Tales of the City series, and I enjoyed the style and characterisation very much. I also found it an interesting snapshot of American society. This book was ... Read full review

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User Review  - annhepburn - LibraryThing

So much better than Michael Tolliver Lives! A return to the suspense-driven, multi-character books that were so great at the start of this series. Shawna and Jake bode well for the continuation of this franchise, and it's so nice to see Mary Ann become likable again. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
14
Section 4
23
Section 5
31
Section 6
39
Section 7
49
Section 8
57
Section 22
193
Section 23
201
Section 24
207
Section 25
214
Section 26
219
Section 27
225
Section 28
230
Section 29
236

Section 9
64
Section 10
76
Section 11
87
Section 12
95
Section 13
105
Section 14
115
Section 15
124
Section 16
129
Section 17
137
Section 18
150
Section 19
159
Section 20
171
Section 21
179
Section 30
245
Section 31
251
Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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About the author (2010)

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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