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Armistead Maupin's 'The Days of Anna Madrigal' a fitting end
The first time Armistead Maupin ended his "Tales of the City" serial — in 1989, with his sixth novel, "Sure of You" — he did it with a departure. Mary Ann Singleton, who had initiated the series by calling her mother in Cleveland to say she was staying in San Francisco, took a network TV job and left the Bay Area for New York.
By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times Book Critic
January 24, 2014