More Tales of the City (novel)

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More Tales of the City
More Tales of the City (1980).jpg
US first edition cover
Author Armistead Maupin
Audio read by Cynthia Nixon
Country United States
Language English
Series Tales of the City
Genre Novel
Published 1980
Publisher Harper & Row
Media type Print
Pages 246
ISBN 0-06-090726-6
OCLC 5353877
LC Class PS3563.A878 M67
Preceded by Tales of the City
Followed by Further Tales of the City

More Tales of the City (1980) is the second book in the Tales of the City series by San Francisco novelist Armistead Maupin, originally serialized in the San Francisco Chronicle.[1]


The story begins about a couple months from where Tales of the City ended. Michael ("Mouse") Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise, thanks to money given to her by her former boss, Edgar Halcyon. While on the cruise, Mary Ann begins a relationship with a handsome amnesiac, while Mouse rekindles his relationship with Jon who has now long distanced himself from the "A Gays" because he got fed up with their elitist and shallow ways. Mary Ann then begins to devote her time to helping her boyfriend figure out why he lost his memory. Signs point to a traumatic event he had while reporting on a story for his newspaper. What they find out is explosive and risks shaking the foundations of San Francisco elite society. Meanwhile, Mouse becomes extremely ill and is hospitalized, profoundly affecting his relationship with Jon.