More Tales of the City

(Showtime Tie-In Edition)

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

The internationally beloved classic comes to life in a Showtime miniseries.

Few works of fiction have blazed a trail through popular culture like Armistead Maupi

The internationally beloved classic comes to life in a Showtime miniseries.

Few works of fiction have blazed a trail through popular culture like Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City series. Since its publication as a daily newspaper serial in 1976, Maupin's incisive comedy of manners has expanded into six bestselling novels, the first of which became a highly acclaimed television miniseries starring Oscar-winner Olympia Dukakis as the irrepressible Anna Madgrigal, doyenne of 28 Barbary Lane.

Now More Tales of the City is becoming a Showtime miniseries, once again starring Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney, and Thomas Gibson, as well as exciting new cast members, including Swoosie Kurtz and Ed Asner. It will be broadcast in June 1998.

The tenants of 28 Barbary Lane have fled their cozy nest for adventures for afield. Mary Ann Singleton finds love at sea with a forgetful stranger, Mona Ramsey discovers her doppleganger in a desert whore-house, and Michael Tolliver bumps into a certain gynecologist in a seedy Mexican Bar. Meanwhile, their venerable landlady takes the biggest journey of all'without ever leaving home. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 16/12/15
Even funnier than the first one!
Lovely characters that made me wish were real people living across the street. Funny and sad bits of life, people full of feelings and a plot with an added mystery adventure. I devoured this one and can't wait to read Further Tales of the City ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 08/08/11
As good as the first one!
Ha scritto il 27/03/11
La mia soap opera letteraria preferita
Mona's law. That's what she calls it. She says you can have a hot job, a hot lover and a hot apartment, but you can't have all three at the same time
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 01/08/07
The saga continues with other intriguings stories... It's only the second book in the series but I already feel like I've always known its characters...
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