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Michael Tolliver lives - signed FE

£20.00

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Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, is arguably the most beloved gay character in fiction. Now, almost twenty years after ending his groundbreaking saga of San Francisco life, Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his story in his own voice. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers, Michael has learned to embrace the random pleasures of life, the tender alliances that sustain him in the hardest of times, Michael Tolliver Lives follows its protagonist as he finds love with a younger man, attends to his dying fundamentalist mother in Florida, and finally reaffirms his allegiance to a wise octogenarian who was once his landlady. While Maupin insists that this book is not, strictly speaking, a continuation of Tales of the City, a reassuring number of familiar faces appear along the way. As usual, the author's mordant wit and ear for pitch-perfect dialogue serve every aspect of the story-- from the bawdy to the bittersweet. Michael Tolliver Lives is a novel about the act of growing older joyfully and the everyday miracles that somehow make that possible.
The unclipped dustjacket has light shelfwear. The hardback cover is worn, particularly on the spine, presumably from reading. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked. Signed by the author on the title page.
Copyright/first published 2007

Item details

Added value:
dustjacket, signed, FE
Author(s):
Armistead Maupin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.9 x 24.1 x 2.9 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0385612400
ISBN-13:
9780385612401
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Doubleday
Title:
Michael Tolliver lives - signed FE

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Michael Tolliver, the sweet-spirited Southerner in Armistead Maupin's classic Tales of the City series, is arguably the most beloved gay character in fiction. Now, almost twenty years after ending his groundbreaking saga of San Francisco life, Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero, letting the 55-year-old gardener tell his story in his own voice. Having survived the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers, Michael has learned to embrace the random pleasures of life, the tender alliances that sustain him in the hardest of times, Michael Tolliver Lives follows its protagonist as he finds love with a younger man, attends to his dying fundamentalist mother in Florida, and finally reaffirms his allegiance to a wise octogenarian who was once his landlady. While Maupin insists that this book is not, strictly speaking, a continuation of Tales of the City, a reassuring number of familiar faces appear along the way. As usual, the author's mordant wit and ear for pitch-perfect dialogue serve every aspect of the story-- from the bawdy to the bittersweet. Michael Tolliver Lives is a novel about the act of growing older joyfully and the everyday miracles that somehow make that possible.
The unclipped dustjacket has light shelfwear. The hardback cover is worn, particularly on the spine, presumably from reading. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked. Signed by the author on the title page.
Copyright/first published 2007

Added value:
dustjacket, signed, FE
Author(s):
Armistead Maupin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.9 x 24.1 x 2.9 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0385612400
ISBN-13:
9780385612401
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Doubleday
Title:
Michael Tolliver lives - signed FE

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