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Armistead Jones Maupin, Jr. ( born May 13, 1944 ) is an American writer, best known for his Tales of the City series of novels, set in San Francisco.
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It was awarded and nominated for numerous awards, including six American Library Association awards, a nomination for an Eisner Award, won Winick his first GLAAD award, has been praised by creators such as Frank Miller, Neil Gaiman, and Armistead Maupin, and has been incorporated into school curricula across the country.
* The American author Armistead Maupin includes a quote from Religio Medici in the preface to the third in his Tales of the City novels, Further Tales of the City, first published in 1982.
* In the Armistead Maupin novel Babycakes the Connie Bradshaw character went to the festival and got pregnant by a random concert attendee.
According to The Independent, " rows, however innocuous some of them seemed at the time, have become a trademark under Bragg: among the most notable have been Ben Elton vs Brenda Maddox, Rosie Boycott and Bragg vs novelist Kathy Lette, Armistead Maupin vs Libby Purves, and Bragg himself vs ( separately ) Joan Smith, Michael Dobbs, William Cash, Tony Parsons and Jean Aitchison.
His use of the serial format, in his Edinburgh and Pimlico novels, has revived the nineteenth-century format used by authors including Charles Dickens and Armistead Maupin.
In 1993, he starred in the short-lived detective series Moon Over Miami, and also won the role of Dr. Jon Fielding in the television adaptation of Tales of the City, based on the bestselling novels by Armistead Maupin.
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Richard Barnes Mason was a grandson of George Mason ( 1725 – 1792 ); son of George Mason V ( 1753 – 1796 ); brother of George Mason VI ( 1786 – 1834 ); grandnephew of Thomson Mason ( 1733 – 1785 ); first cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason ( 1760 – 1803 ), John Thomson Mason ( 1765 – 1824 ), and William Temple Thomson Mason ( 1782 – 1862 ); first cousin of Thomson Francis Mason ( 1785 – 1838 ) and James Murray Mason ( 1798 – 1871 ); second cousin of Armistead Thomson Mason ( 1787 – 1819 ), John Thomson Mason ( 1787 – 1850 ), and John Thomson Mason, Jr. ( 1815 – 1873 ); and second cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason ( 1811 – 1843 ).
James Murray Mason was a grandson of George Mason ( 1725 – 1792 ); nephew of George Mason V ( 1753 – 1796 ); grandnephew of Thomson Mason ( 1733 – 1785 ); first cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason ( 1760 – 1803 ) and John Thomson Mason ( 1765 – 1824 ); son of John Mason ( 1766 – 1849 ) and Anna Maria Murray Mason ( 1776 – 1857 ); first cousin of Thomson Francis Mason ( 1785 – 1838 ), George Mason VI ( 1786 – 1834 ), and Richard Barnes Mason ( 1797 – 1850 ); second cousin of Armistead Thomson Mason ( 1787 – 1819 ), John Thomson Mason ( 1787 – 1850 ), and John Thomson Mason, Jr. ( 1815 – 1873 ); second cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason ( 1811 – 1843 ); and first cousin thrice removed of Charles O ' Conor Goolrick.
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Co-Editors Israel J. Katz & John E. Keller ; Associate Editors Samuel G. Armistead & Joseph T. Snow.
( Eventually, one of Minnie's daughters married a grandson of Confederate general Lewis Addison Armistead.
On television, he appeared in the miniseries Jackie Collins ' Hollywood Wives ( 1985 ), Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City ( 1993 ), and a 1995 Columbo television film.
* James Armistead, America's first spy ; an African American who provided the information to the Continental Army that Cornwallis was headed to Yorktown in 1781.