Title Profile & Character Information

Tales of the City

Annotation

Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed a singular 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 wry comedy of manners and a deeply involving portrait of a vanished era.




Author Notes
  Armistead Maupin is the author of Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, and Maybe the Moon. In 1994 Tales of the City became a controversial but highly acclaimed miniseries on public television. More Tales of the City became a Showtime original miniseries in 1998. Maupin lives in San Francisco.
Characters
NameSingleton, Mary Ann
GenderFemale

GenreFiction
Humor
    --Comedy of manners
Adventure
Collection
TopicsFriendship
1970s culture
Bohemian lifestyle
California lifestyle
Women's lives
Moving
Life changes
SettingSan Francisco, California
California