Book Description: â€śAn enormously talented writer. . . . By writing about whatâ€™s seemingly different, Armistead Maupin always manages to capture whatâ€™s so hilariously, painfully true for all of us.â€ť â€”Amy Tan, author of The Bonesetterâ€™s Daughterâ€śMaupin writes with warmth, acuity and tremendous wit. . . . Read him.â€ť â€”Publishers WeeklyFollowing the success of his New York Times bestseller Michael Tolliver Lives, Armistead Maupinâ€™s Mary Ann in Autumn is a touching portrait of friendship, family, and fresh starts, as the City by the Bay welcomes back Mary Ann Singleton, the beloved Tales of the City heroine who started it all. A new chapter begins in the lives of both Mary Ann and Michael â€śMouseâ€ť Tolliver when she returns to San Francisco to rejoin her oldest friend after years in New York Cityâ€¦the reunion that fans of Maupinâ€™s beloved Tales of the City series have been awaiting for years.