Babycakes (Tales of the City Series #4)

Babycakes (Tales of the City Series #4)

by Armistead Maupin

Paperback(1st HarperPerennial ed)

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Overview

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The fourth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

When an ordinary househusband and his ambitious wife decide to start a family, they discover there’s more to making a baby than 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 piece of fiction to acknowledge the arrival of AIDS.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060924836
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2007
Series: Tales of the City Series , #4
Edition description: 1st HarperPerennial ed
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 274,832
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Armistead Maupin is the author of the nine-volume Tales of the City series, which includes Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, Michael Tolliver Lives, Mary Ann in Autumn, and now The Days of Anna Madrigal. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener. Maupin was the 2012 recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award. He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher Turner.

Hometown:

San Francisco, California

Date of Birth:

May 13, 1944

Place of Birth:

Washington, D.C.

Education:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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