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Author Name    Armistead Maupin

Title   Tales of the City

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Near Fine

Edition   1989 Reissue

Size   8vo -- 9.25 in Tall

Publisher   NY HarperPerennial 1900

ISBN Number    0060964049 / 9780060964047

Seller ID   010022

371 pp. Nearly new, slightly thumbed. Spine uncreased, no markings in text. Gift quality. A reissue of a collection of short stories telling the romantic adventures of yuppies living in an apartment house in San Francisco. Became the basis of a television series and film. First of six volumes. This edition has a light pastel border of geometric shapes framing a detail shot of a staircase leading up Barbary Street. First published as columns in the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1970s.

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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.

Gay. Urban. San Francisco.

Price = 6.00 USD



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