The Days of Anna Madrigal: Tales of the City 9
Soon to be a Netflix series starring Ellen Page and Laura Linney . . .
'One of the most acclaimed sagas of our time . . .A celebration of life in all its craziness' The Times
Anna Madrigal , the legendary transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane, she embarks on a road trip that will take her deep into her past.
Now ninety-two , and committed to the notion of "leaving like a lady," Mrs. Madrigal has seemingly found peace with her "logical family" in San Francisco: her devoted young caretaker Jake Greenleaf ; her former tenant Brian Hawkins and his daughter Shawna ; and Michael Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton , who have known and loved Anna for nearly four decades.
Some members of Anna's family are bound for the otherworldly landscape of Burning Man , the art community in Nevada's Black Rock Desert where 60,000 revelers gather to construct a city designed to last only one week.
Anna herself has another destination in mind: a lonely stretch of road outside of Winnemucca where the 16-year-old boy she once was ran away from the whorehouse he called home.
With Brian and his beat-up RV, she journeys into the dusty troubled heart of her Depression childhood to unearth a lifetime of secrets and dreams and attend to unfinished business she has long avoided.
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