This is Mr Maupin. He invented San Francisco.
January 5, 2014 9:55 AM Subscribe
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On January 21, The Days of Anna Madrigal,
the last in the Tales of the City
series, will be released.The series,
which was first published in 1974 as installments in a Marin County newspaper, began with a narrative following a young woman named Mary Ann Singleton, who moves to San Francisco and meets a gay man, Michael Huxtable (who, in book form, is known as Michael Tolliver) and spans 40 years of San Francisco history, addressing transgender characters
, and AIDS
. The novels have been made into a miniseries
, a musical
. as well as a choral
piece regularly performed by GALA
Tales of the City map
The anagram that reveals Mrs. Madrigal’s secret in More Tales of the City was completely unintentional on Armistead’s part. One of the readers of his newspaper serial pointed it out to him.