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: For more than three decades, Armistead Maupins Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture and entranced millions around the world.Tales of the City begins with Mary Ann Singleton, a naÃ¯ve young woman from Cleveland, Ohio, who moves to San Francisco, seeking a change in her life. The year is 1976 and Mary Ann finds herself living at 28 Barbary Lane, where her life quickly becomes intertwined with those of her colorful neighborsthe libidinous Brian Hawkins; Mona Ramsey, still in a 1960s trance; Michael Mouse Tolliver, forever in bright-eyed pursuit of Mr. Right; and their marijuana-growing landlady, the indefatigable Mrs. Madrigal. Uproarious and moving, Tales of the City is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that forever changed the way we live.