The divinely human comedy that began with Tales of the City rolls recklessly along as Michael Tolliver pursues his favourite gynaecologist, Mona Ramsey uncovers her roots in a desert whorehouse, and Mary Ann Singleton finds love at sea with the amnesiac of her dreams.
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A story which follows the lives of a group of people living in San Francisco. Follows TALES OF THE CITY. From the author of BABYCAKES.Review:
"Like those of Dickens and Wilkie Collins, Armistead Maupin's novels have all appeared originally as serials... it is the strength of this approach, with its fantastic adventures and astonishingly contrived coincidences, that makes these novels charming and compelling" ( Literary Review)
"San Francisco is fortunate in having a chronicler as witty and likeable as Armistead Maupin" ( Independent)
"Maupin is a richly gifted comic author" ( Observer)
"A consummate entertainer... It is Maupin's Dickensian gift to be able to render love convincingly" ( Times Literary Supplement)
"I have read Maupin's first two books three times already and shall probably read them again before too long. I love them for very much the same qualities that make me love the novels of Dickens" (Christopher Isherwood)
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Book Description Perennial, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060924799