The third volume in the acclaimed series.
The residents of 28 Barbary Lane are back again in this racy, suspenseful and wildly romantic sequel to Tales of the City
and More Tales of the City.
DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track down a charismatic psychopath, Michael Tolliver looks for love, landlady Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement storeroom, and Armistead Maupin is in firm control.Author Profile
Armistead Maupin was born in Washington, D.C. in 1944 but was brought up in Raleigh, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he served as a naval officer in Vietnam before moving to California in 1971 as a reporter for the Associated Press. In 1976 he launched his daily newspaper serial, Tales of the City
, in the San Francisco Chronicle
. The first fiction to appear in an American daily for decades, Tales
grew into an international sensation when compiled and rewritten as novels. Maupin's six-volume Tales of the City
sequence - Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others
and Sure of You
- are now multi-million bestsellers published around the world. He is also the author of two other bestselling novels, Maybe the Moon
and The Night Listener
, which was recently made into a film starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette. He lives in San Francisco, California.
Official Author Web Site: www.ArmisteadMaupin.comReviews
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 make these novels charming and compelling','[Maupin] is the perfect chronicler of the moral, political, sexual and social fluxes of the world as we have lived and known them…Not only is all human life here, but a hell of a lot besides that you'd never imagine','An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco',A consummate entertainer…It is Maupin's Dickensian gift to be able to render love convincingly,Maupin is a richly gifted comic author,San Francisco is fortunate in having a chronicler as witty and likeable as Armistead Maupin