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Author photo. Armistead Maupin (left) at the Sundance Film Festival, 2006. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/tyreseus/">Jere</a>

Armistead Maupin (left) at the Sundance Film Festival, 2006. Photo by Jere

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Armistead Maupin was born in Washington D.C. on May 13, 1944. He received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as a naval officer in the Mediterranean and with the River Patrol Force in Vietnam. He worked as a reporter for a newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, before being assigned to the San Francisco bureau of the Associated Press in 1971. In 1976, he launched his groundbreaking Tales of the City serial in the San Francisco Chronicle. The series describes a group of characters that live together in a boarding house in San Francisco. Eventually, these Tales were collected into a series of six novels. In 1993, the British Broadcasting Company adapted them for a television series that aired on PBS in 1994. His other works include Maybe the Moon, Michael Tolliver Lives, and The Days of Anna Madrigal. The Night Listener was adapted into a movie starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Tales of the City… (more)
Tales of the City 4,789 copies, 97 reviews
More Tales of the City 2,566 copies, 22 reviews
Further Tales of the City 2,307 copies, 20 reviews
Babycakes 1,952 copies, 18 reviews
Significant Others 1,801 copies, 16 reviews
Sure of You 1,722 copies, 13 reviews
The Night Listener 1,524 copies, 31 reviews
Michael Tolliver Lives 1,344 copies, 51 reviews
Maybe the Moon 1,097 copies, 20 reviews
Mary Ann in Autumn 818 copies, 56 reviews
The Days of Anna Madrigal 499 copies, 21 reviews
28 Barbary Lane 398 copies, 8 reviews
Back to Barbary Lane 336 copies, 6 reviews
Logical Family: A Memoir 246 copies, 8 reviews
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City [1993 TV miniseries] (Novel; Screenwriter) 42 copies, 2 reviews

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