Tales of The City

  • by Armistead Maupin
  • Narrated by HarperAudio
  • 18 hrs and 23 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.
Among the cast of this groundbreaking saga are the lovelorn residents of 28 Barbary Lane: the bewildered but aspiring Mary Ann Singleton; the libidinous Brian Hawkins; Mona Ramsey, still in a sixties trance; Michael "Mouse" Tolliver, forever in bright-eyed pursuit of Mr. Right; and their marijuana-growing landlady, the indefatigable Mrs. Madrigal.
Includes:


Tales of the City
More Tales of the City
Further Tales of the City
Babycakes
Significant Others
Sure of You

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What the Critics Say

"Maupin, with all his elegance and charm, has found a place among the classics." (The Observer)

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Customer Reviews

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a collection of abridged books

While it's highly welcome to have TOTC on Audible, this omnibus is a collection of the abridged versions of all the books. Minor but important plot points that add depth and understanding to the characters are missing.
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- Dan

too continuous

Good listen but there are no indications to where one book ends and another starts. I understand that they are continuous but it would still be good to know if this is Tales of the City or More Tales of the City...
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- Paula Cristina Valença

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-05-2006
  • Publisher: HarperAudio