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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)
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Tales of the City 4,592 copies, 90 reviews
More Tales of the City 2,478 copies, 21 reviews
Further Tales of the City 2,234 copies, 20 reviews
Babycakes 1,893 copies, 17 reviews
Significant Others 1,741 copies, 16 reviews
Sure of You 1,679 copies, 13 reviews
The Night Listener 1,487 copies, 31 reviews
Michael Tolliver Lives 1,298 copies, 49 reviews
Maybe the Moon 1,058 copies, 20 reviews
Mary Ann in Autumn 780 copies, 56 reviews
The Days of Anna Madrigal 469 copies, 21 reviews
28 Barbary Lane 374 copies, 8 reviews
Back to Barbary Lane 299 copies, 6 reviews
Logical Family: A Memoir 219 copies, 6 reviews
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City [1993 TV miniseries] (Novel; Screenwriter) 42 copies, 2 reviews

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