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Summary

Tranquility reigns in the ancient redwood forest until a women-only music festival sets up camp downriver from an all-male retreat for the ruling class. Among those entangled in the ensuing mayhem are a lovesick nurseryman, a panic-stricken philanderer, and the world's most beautiful fat woman. Significant Others is Armistead Maupin's cunningly observed meditation on marriage, friendship, and sexual nostalgia.

©1987 The Chronicle Publishing Company (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers

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Story is okay but not as rich and engrossing as the others. Cynthia Nixon does a fantastic job at narrating.

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A joy to listen to

I effortlessly breezed thru this audio book in just a few days. Wonderful, tantalising characters, expertly brought to life by Cynthia Nixon and written so tangibly by Armistead Maupin. I was hooked by the storylines and couldn't wait to get thru each chapter.