The night listener by Armistead Maupin

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Radio broadcasters -- Fiction.,
  • Adopted children -- Fiction.,
  • Abused children -- Fiction.,
  • Father figures -- Fiction.,
  • Sick children -- Fiction.,
  • Boys -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementArmistead Maupin.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThorndike Press large print Americana series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A878 N5 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination451 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796356M
ISBN 100786231807, 0786231815
LC Control Number00067733

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But to my eyes and mind this book is so much more than just a well-told tale complete with allegory and metaphor.4/4(). Oct 24,  · The Night Listener is a FINE mystery/love story/reminiscence and as such it is diffficult to stop turning the pages, so involved is the unwinding of the tale. But to my eyes and mind this book is so much more than just a well-told tale complete with allegory and jointhedotszine.com by: 1.

Sadly, the story behind The Night Listener is more interesting than this book. The one night stand affair with a trucker just came out of nowhere and did not add to the overall story -- although it winds up being one of the most memorable bits of the book.

Thanks for that mental image, Mr. Maupin. This edition is under the wrong impression that /5. Aug 05,  · The publication of The Night Listener inthough never touted as anything but a fictional thriller, shed even more light on the story, “The fiction flushed out the truth.

At the time the. Sep 18,  · The book brought the whole spectrum into jointhedotszine.com gimmick that I liked with regard to "The Night Listener" was the tie-in that Maupin made to "Tales of the City:" Anna, Noone's bookkeeper, is none other than Anna Halcyon-Day, DeDe Halcyon-Day's daughter.

Edgar, Anna's twin brother, is also referred to and is part of the plot/5(41). Sep 15,  · The Night Listener Armistead Maupin pp, Bantam £ Buy it at BOL. Armistead Maupin became famous through his Tales of the City, a series of Author: Robert Potts. 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.". 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 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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The Night Listener and Others book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Chet Williamson's first story collection, Figures in R /5. Sep 18,  · Gabriel's most sympathetic listener is Pete Lomax, a thirteen-year-old fan in Wisconsin whose own horrific past has left him wise and generous beyond his years.

But when this virtual father-son relationship is rocked by doubt, a desperate search for the truth ensues. Welcome to the complex, vertiginous world of The Night Listener.

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.

Now Maupin returns with "The Night Listener", a book that seems closer to his own life story than anything he has previously written. In it his narrator, Gabriel Noone is a novelist struggling with writers block, and a breakup of his long term relationship with Jess.

Check out this great listen on jointhedotszine.com Few storytellers in America write with such unerring insight and honesty as Armistead Maupin. Now he has given us his most ambitious and daringly imaginative work, The Night Listener, a novel as spoken-word serial, including an original music score.

Sep 10,  · The Night Listener Armistead Maupin Bantam £, pp Buy it at BOL. This is a novel that brazenly demands to be read as a memoir. Its. Aug 28,  · Night Listener breakdown: Gabriel Noone is a radio show host in the middle of a burnout.

He can't get excited about his show or his writing, and his year relationship is coming to an jointhedotszine.com: Nikki Tranter. "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 his Southern father, his longtime weakness for ignoring reality.

Gabriel's most sympathetic listener is Pete Lomax, a thirteen-year-old fan in Wisconsin whose own horrific past has left him wise and. Aug 04,  · Based on a novel by Armistead Maupin, which was based in turn on an episode in Mr. Maupin’s life, “The Night Listener” explores a shadowy region between truth and jointhedotszine.comor: Patrick Stettner.

Oct 06,  · ‎"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 his Southern father, his longtime weakness for ignoring reality.

Gabriel's most sympathetic listener i /5(28). The lines between reality and illusion are intriguingly blurred in this novel from the author of the Tales of the City series.

Maupin also takes on various questions about how art imitates life, since. The Night Listener is a FINE mystery/love story/reminiscence and as such it is diffficult to stop turning the pages, so involved is the unwinding of the tale.

But to my eyes and mind this book is so much more than just a well-told tale complete with allegory and metaphor/5(). Aug 04,  · The Night Listener held my attention, with Robin Williams shining as a New York City radio host who becomes enamored with his friendship with a 14 year old boy (Rory Culkin) who is very ill.

Williams has never met the boy in person, as they have only been in contact by talking on the telephone/10(K). Aug 03,  · Pete is getting a mentor, and perhaps some extra publicity for his soon-to-be-published book.

Gabe is getting a distraction from his woes, and some reassurance that maybe he's not really such a bad guy. "The Night Listener" is dark and muted in tone. 3/4. Apr 04,  · The Night Listener A Novel (Book): Maupin, Armistead: Here is the much-anticipated new work from one of America's literary icons--a gripping novel of suspense that explores the boundaries of the human heart.

Gabriel Noone is a teller of tales, a writer whose cult-hit radio serial Noone at Night brought him into the homes of millions, including an ailing year-old boy named Pete Lomax. 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. Pete really taught Gabriel a lesson of love: to believe and let go.

And what makes this book on my A list is the ending that comes with a twist. Good to the very last page. I have to say Armistead Maupin has become a favorite author of mine after *The Night Listener*. Literature window-dressed as mystery/5(8). 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. Jun 21,  · That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit library the whole world depends on.

We have only staff but run one of the world’s top websites. We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you. We never accept ads. But we still need to Pages: The Night Listener is highly accomplished piece of writing, thoroughly involving and utterly believable, such that I had to keep checking that this was a work of fiction and not fact.

The enigmatic conclusion left me with a wry smile. ()/5(30). Aug 04,  · The Night Listener movie reviews & Metacritic score: This "thriller of the heart" is largely inspired by an extraordinary, unsettling true-life chain of events.

(Miramax) 51%(31). Get this from a library. The night listener: a novel. [Armistead Maupin] -- A radio personality and a sick boy who has been abused by his parents form a complicated relationship.

Troubling questions arise from this situation and the ordered life of the radio personality. "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.

The Night Listener and Others Chet Williamson PS Publishing May Reviewed by David Goudsward. The Night Listener and Others is Chet Williamson’s second, long-awaited collection of short works — 21 stories, and a novella.

It is a kaleidoscope of tales, ranging from ghost stories to Lovecraftian terrors with side trips into black humor and psychological horror. Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public). Sep 29,  · One night, Gabriel gets a phone call from Pete, who claims to be a big fan of his radio show, but the call is cut off by Donna (Toni Collette), Pete's stern and protective stepmother.

But for all its divided attention, The Night Listener mostly works anyway: It benefits from the timeliness of this year's fake-writer unmaskings and timeless concerns about how people with a gift for putting words together can rework the world in their image, regardless of whether they should have that power.Apr 20,  · For me, there were many chuckles along the way and also the occasional watering of the eyes.

I heartily recommend this book. Armistead Maupin can do little wrong in my eyes and I think that the person who mauled the book, Book>> may have had issues other than those of storytelling and penmanship/5(27).Get this from a library!

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.

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