The night listener.

by Armistead Maupin

Publisher: Howes in Rothley

Written in English
Published: Pages: 394 Downloads: 65
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Pagination394p.
Number of Pages394
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Open LibraryOL21568002M
ISBN 101841975036
OCLC/WorldCa70128237

  After a marathon reading session from one in the afternoon to nine at night, I finished Maupin's excellent The Night Listener, so utterly caught up in the lives of the people in the story, and Author: Nikki Tranter. Excerpt from The Night Listener by Armistead Maupin, plus links to reviews, author biography & more. Summary BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Maupin wrote two novels, Maybe The Moon and The Night Listener, which are not part of Tales, though both books occasionally glance in that direction. Maybe The Moon is a story Maupin describes as "partly autobiographical", despite the main character being a female heterosexual Jewish mater: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "The Night Listener" is one of those really good books, which gets progressively better as the story develops. The primary plot is about the relationship between late night radio host, Gabriel Noone, and a year-old boy, Pete Lomax.4/5().

The Night Listener (Paperback) A Novel. By Armistead Maupin. Harper Perennial, , pp. Publication Date: Septem Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (9/19/) Paperback (7/25/) Compact Disc (8/1/). Get this from a library! The night listener: a novel. [Armistead Maupin] -- ""I'm a fabulist by trade," warns Gabriel Noone, a late-night radio storyteller, as he begins to untangle the skeins of his tumultuous life: his crumbling ten-year love affair, his disaffection from. Gabriel Noone is a writer whose late night radio stories have brought him into the homes of millions. Noone is in the midst of a painful separation from his lover of ten years when a publisher sends him proofs of a remarkable book: the memoir of a sickly thirteen-year-old boy who suffered horrific sexual abuse at the hands of his parents. The narrator of The Night Listener is Gabriel Noone, a late-night radio storyteller who has risen to national fame in San just separated from his lover of ten years, Noone is adrift in pain and confusion when he receives unexpected comfort from a thirteen-year-old fan in Wisconsin.

The Night Listener Hardcover Armistead Maupin Condition is Very Good. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. The Night Listener by Maupin, Armistead Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. NIGHT LISTENER, TIE-IN: A NOVEL (P.S.) By Armistead Maupin **BRAND NEW** $Shipping: Free. Talk:The Night Listener (novel) Jump to navigation Jump to search. WikiProject Novels (Rated Start-class, Mid-importance) What on earth is the point of including more detail about what turns out in the book to be a false story of abuse than about any other part of the plot? It reads more as a sort of sensationalist back-cover blurb than as. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. "What I did in 'The Night Listener' was basically take myself and some of the people that I'm closest to and I cast us in what I think of as a kind of thriller of the heart, a novel that attempts to be a page-turning suspense story, but has ambitions beyond that, that wants to get into the nature of the human condition.

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Armistead Maupin is the author of Maybe the Moon, The Night Listener, and the bestselling Tales of the City series.

A new musical based on the first two Tales novels premiered at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in the summer of /4(). The Night Listener is Armistead Maupin's most ambitious and daringly imaginative novel, a tale that will challenge and move his many fans as never before Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review4/5().

The Night Listener Hardcover – April 1, by Armistead Maupin (Author)4/5(). The novel The Night Listener is Maupin’s fictional take on his interaction with Anthony Godby Johnson, a “young boy” who was presented as having been brutally abused as a child/5. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener.

Maupin was the recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award. He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher s: From the start of "The Night Listener", Armistead Maupin warns us he's going to be taking more than a few liberties with reality, a bit of "jewelling the elephant" as he, and his protagonist Gabriel Noone, like to 4/4().

The Night Listener is Armistead Maupin's most ambitious The night listener. book daringly imaginative novel, a tale that will challenge and move his many fans as never before.

While I wasn't quite sure what to expect, THE NIGHT LISTENER turned out to be a dark and unnerving psychological thriller. Robin Williams plays Gabriel Noone, a radio talk show host who tells deeply personal (but often fictionalized) stories.

Night Listener, The The night listener. book A Novel (P.S.) by Armistead Maupin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Inspired by true events, The Night Listener is a dark psychological thriller.

The story follows Gabriel Noone, a radio talk show host who receives a manuscript from a year old boy named Peter 39%. THE LISTENER takes McCammon back to his roots and I think is one of his best books to date.

The story starts out induring the Great Depression, in Man oh man - a new Robert McCammon book I have been a McCammon fan for a long time/5. In his latest novel, The Night Listener, Gabriel Noone, the narrator, is a writer of short stories for a late-night radio show.

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For THE NIGHT LISTENER is a novel not unlike a three-ring circus with perhaps too much going at one time for the reader to ever truly rest his eyes on one story line. The ringleader of the book is our protagonist, Gabriel Noone, successful, public radio-syndicated storyteller and host of "Noone at Night.".

Welcome to the complex, vertiginous world of The Night Listener. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY OCT 2, HAfter an eight-year wait, Maupin rewards his fans and accomplishes the unthinkable: surpassing the excellence of his Tales of the City series.

Filled with twists and turns that rival The Sixth Sense and The Crying Game, Maupin's new novel is a /5(28). At the heart of The Night Listener is another memoir. This second 'true story' is the work of a year-old boy, Pete Lomax.

It appears here in manuscript form, sent to Gabriel Noone by a. THE NIGHT LISTENER - A nice, quiet, little story which deftly creates tension and continues to build upon it, until snap. SEASON PASS - The tale of Carl and Ethel Younger who have been coming to the Magicland amusement park forever, even when it was still known as Rocky Grove Park/5.

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Visit » About. Column. CONTACT. Customer. Introduction The narrator of The Night Listener is Gabriel Noone, a late-night radio storyteller who has risen to national fame in San Francisco. Having just separated from his lover of ten years, Noone is adrift in pain and confusion when he receives unexpected comfort from a thirteen-year-old fan in Wisconsin.

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In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is /10(K).

A feeling that no book has replicated for me, until the Harry Potter Maupin returns with "The Night Listener", a book that seems closer to his own life story than anything he has previously it his narrator, Gabriel Noone is a novelist struggling with writers block, and a breakup of his long term relationship with Jess Cited by: 1.

Gabriel Noone is a late night radio-host in a big city, specializing in spooky tales culled from his active imagination. When Gabriel's lover decides he needs some "space" and moves out, Gabriel descends into a funk until a publisher friend brings him a manuscript written by 14 year-old Pete Logand, a.

The Listener is Taylor Caldwell's inspiring story of how ordinary people, full of hopelessness and despair, from all walks of life, find the inner peace they desperately need.

Each chapter is a modern parable of someone who has lost faith in themselves, the people close to them, or the world in general/5(10).

Chapter One Jewelling the Elephant. I know how it sounds when I call him my son. There's something a little precious about it, a little too wishful to be taken seriously. The Night Listener Armistead Maupin, Author HarperCollins Publishers $26 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE.

ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener. Maupin was the recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award.

He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher Turner. Night Listener by Armistead Maupin Gabriel Noone is a writer whose late night radio stories have brought him into the homes of millions. Noone is in the midst of a painful separation from his lover of ten years when a publisher sends him proofs of a remarkable book: the memoir of a sickly thirteen-year-old boy who suffered horrific sexual abuse at the hands of his Edition: New Edition, The narrator of The Night Listener is Gabriel Noone, a late-night radio storyteller who has risen to national fame in San Francisco.

Having just seperated from his lover of ten years, Noone is adrift in pain and confusion when he recieves unexpected comfort from a thirteen-year-old boy in Wisconsin/5(29).

The night listener. [Armistead Maupin] -- As Noone's friendship grows with a dying boy, he feels he can unlock his innermost feelings. But troubling questions arise, and he is forced to confront all his relationships - familial, romantic and Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.The Night Listener is a meditation on the power of voices and the faith we place in them, and an extraordinary audio experience from an American literary icon.

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