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Maupin, Armistead

Summary: Reflecting on the profound impact those closest to him have had on his life, Maupin shares his candid search for his "logical family," the people he could call his own. "Sooner or later, we have to venture beyond our biological family to find our logical one, the one that actually makes sense for us," he writes. "We have to, if we are to live without squandering our lives." From his loving...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAUPIN, ARMISTEAD MAU

Maupin, Armistead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

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Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: A fiercely ambitious TV talk show host finds she must choose between national stardom in New York and a husband and child in San Francisco. Caught in the middle is their longtime friend, a gay man whose own future is even more uncertain. Wistful and compassionate, yet subversively funny, Sure of You could only come from Armistead Maupin. Mary Ann, a TV show host, must choose between national...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1989

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Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: Follows ninety-two-year-old Anna Madrigal, the legendary transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane, as she joins her former tenant Brian on a road trip to Nevada where she attends to unfinished business she has long avoided.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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Maupin, Armistead.

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Summary: All of 31 inches tall, Cady is a true survivor in a town where -- as she says -- "you can die of encouragement." Her early starring role as a lovable elf in an immensely popular American film proved a major disappointment, since moviegoers never saw the face behind the stifling rubber suit she was required to wear. Now, after a decade of hollow promises from the Industry, she is reduced to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1992

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Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, lives on in this novel about growing older joyfully. Almost twenty years after ending his saga of San Francisco life, author Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his own story. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAU

Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: After suffering personal calamities in New York, Mary Ann Singleton moves back to San Francisco after being gone for twenty years and begins to slowly rebuild her life, only to confront fresh terrors when her past comes back to haunt her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, lives on in this novel about growing older joyfully. Almost twenty years after ending his saga of San Francisco life, author Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his own story. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: The lives of the colorful residents of a San Francisco boarding house are comically intertwined as they search for themselves, their lovers, and families.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: Popular late-night radio host Gabriel Noone befriends a troubled listener, a thirteen-year-old boy who has endured a childhood of traumatic sexual abuse and who sees Gabriel as a surrogate father.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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Maupin, Armistead.

Summary: A naive young secretary forsakes Cleveland for San Francisco, tumbling headlong into a brave new world of laundromat lotharios and cutthroat debutantes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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Summary: Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of Tales of the City moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of '70's San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wolfe Video 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNT

Summary: In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TAL