Babycakes (Tales of the City Series #4)

Babycakes (Tales of the City Series #4)

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by Armistead Maupin
     
 

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"An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco."
--New York Times Book Review

When an ordinary househusband and his ambitious wife decide to start a family, they discover there's more to making a baby then meets the eye. Help arrives in the form of a grieving gay neighbor, a visiting monarch, and the dashing young

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"An extended love letter to a magical San Francisco."
--New York Times Book Review

When an ordinary househusband and his ambitious wife decide to start a family, they discover there's more to making a baby then meets the eye. Help arrives in the form of a grieving gay neighbor, a visiting monarch, and the dashing young lieutenant who defects from her yacht. Bittersweet and profoundly affecting, Babycakes was the first work of fiction to acknowledge the arrival of AIDS.

"Armistead is a true original. His tales are bang up-to-date. They will surprise and maybe even shock you, but, I promise, they will make you laugh."
--Ian McKellen

"Maupin has a genius for observation. His characters have the timing of vaudeville comics, flawed by human frailty and fueled by blind hop."
--Denver Post

"Armistead Maupin's San Francisco saga careens beautifully on."
-- New York Times Book Review

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Denver Post
Maupin has a genius for observation. His characters have the timing of vaudeville comics, flawed by human frailty and fueled by blind hop.
New York Times Book Review
Armistead Maupin's San Francisco saga careens beautifully on.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062112576
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/31/2012
Series:
Tales of the City Series , #4
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
110,058
File size:
1 MB

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Ian McKellen
Armistead Maupin is a true original. His tales are bang up to date. They will surprise and maybe shock you, but, I promise, they will make you laugh.

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