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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco."
--New York Times Book Review

Tranquillity reigns in the ancient redwood forest until a women-only music festival sets up camp downriver from an all-male retreat for the ruling class. Among those entangled in the ensuing mayhem are a lovesick nurseryman, a panic-stricken philanderer and the world's most beautiful fat woman. Significant Others is Armistead Maupin's cunningly observed meditation on marriage, friendship, and sexual nostalgia.

"Comedy in its most classical form...some of the sharpest and most speakable dialogue you are ever likely to read."
--The Guardian

"The color is wonderful, the line bold and flowing. It is also wise, witty, loving and caring about the foibles and frailties we all seem to have."
--David Hockney

Synopsis:

This Fall HarperCollins will publish Armistead Maupin's new novel, The Night Listener (0-06-017143X). As new readers are introduced to Maupin, they'll be drawn to his acclaimed and beloved Tales of the City series, as well as his novel, Maybe the Moon (0-06-0924349).

Tranquility reigns in the ancient red-wood forest until a women-only music festival sets up camp downriver from an all-male retreat for the ruling class. Among those entangled in the ensuing mayhem are a lovesick nurseryman, a panic stricken philanderer, and the world's most beautiful fat woman.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060924812
Author:
Maupin, Armistead
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Gay
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Tales of the City Series
Series Volume:
v. 5
Publication Date:
19940215
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.00x5.27x.79 in. .55 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages Perennial - English 9780060924812 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This Fall HarperCollins will publish Armistead Maupin's new novel, The Night Listener (0-06-017143X). As new readers are introduced to Maupin, they'll be drawn to his acclaimed and beloved Tales of the City series, as well as his novel, Maybe the Moon (0-06-0924349).

Tranquility reigns in the ancient red-wood forest until a women-only music festival sets up camp downriver from an all-male retreat for the ruling class. Among those entangled in the ensuing mayhem are a lovesick nurseryman, a panic stricken philanderer, and the world's most beautiful fat woman.

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