Mary Ann in Autumn

Mary Ann Singleton returns to San Francisco a very different person from when she left. Her career has faded away, her husband has run off with her own life coach and she faces invasive surgery for cancer. In such circumstances, there is only one person and one city she can turn to: Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver, and San Francisco.


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Soon to be a Netflix series starring Ellen Page and Laura Linney . . .

Sassy, irreverent and curious, Maupin continues to explore the boundaries of the human experience with insight, compassion and mordant wit.

Twenty years have passed since Mary Ann Singleton left her husband and child in San Francisco to pursue her dream of a television career in New York.

Now, a pair of personal calamities has driven her back to the city of her youth and into the arms of her oldest friend, Michael "Mouse" Tolliver, a gay gardener happily ensconced with his much-younger husband.

Mary Ann finds temporary refuge in the couple's backyard cottage, where, at the unnerving age of fifty-seven, she licks her wounds and takes stock of her mistakes.

Soon, with the help of Facebook and a few old friends, she begins to re-engage with life, only to confront fresh terrors when her speckled past comes back to haunt her in a way she could never have imagined.

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Weight 251 g
Dimensions 198 × 127 × 23 mm


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