Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City Series #3)

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The calamity-prone residents of 28 Barbary Lane are at it again in this deliciously dark novel of romance and betrayal. While Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement, Michael Tolliver looks for love at the National Gay Rodeo, DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track a charismatic psychopath across Alaska, and society columnist Prue Giroux loses her heart to a derelict living in a San Francisco park.

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Overview

The calamity-prone residents of 28 Barbary Lane are at it again in this deliciously dark novel of romance and betrayal. While Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement, Michael Tolliver looks for love at the National Gay Rodeo, DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track a charismatic psychopath across Alaska, and society columnist Prue Giroux loses her heart to a derelict living in a San Francisco park.

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Editorial Reviews

The Times (London)
An unprecedented portrait of the agonies and absurdities of modern urban life. The funniest series of novels currently in progress.
New York Times Book Review
An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco.
St. Louis Post Dispatch
What makes Maupin's writing so rich and humorous is the way he juxtaposes the goings-on of irreversibly different worlds, flirtatiously overlapping them at times.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060924928
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: Tales of the City Series, #3
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 244,830
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Armistead  Maupin

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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    1. Hometown:
      San Francisco, California
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 13, 1944
    2. Place of Birth:
      Washington, D.C.
    1. Education:
      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Posted November 11, 2009

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    A book that allows you escape reality.

    I first read this series of books about 20 years ago when I was the sole care giver for both my parents that were both battling cancer. After looking after both of them, getting them to doctors, looking after their households, and my household, not to mention struggling to stay employed I needed an escape and these wonderful books gave that to me. At the end of the day I was way too wound up to sleep and these wonderful characters took me to a wonderful world full of interesting and off the wall people. This series of books makes these fictional characters come alive. I would love to personally thank the author for them. I reread these books every 5 years or so and still enjoy them. This book makes me smile and I am sure if you read it you will too.

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  • Posted January 1, 2010

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    Further Tales of the City, Book 3

    DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track down a charismatic psychopath across Alaska, Michael Tolliver looks for love at the National Gay Rodeo, landlady Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement, and society columnist Prue Giroux loses her heart to a derelict living in a San Francisco park.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2002

    WOW!

    A great continuation of the classic series! I loved it and will re-read it!

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