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Series
Maupin, Armistead. Tales of the city series ; v. 4.
Tales of the city series.
Subjects
Published
New York : Harper 2007, c1984.
Language
English
Item Description
Reprint. Originally published: 1984.
Physical Description
316 p.
ISBN
9780060924836
0060910992
Main Author
Armistead Maupin (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the CityThe 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. 

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the CityThe 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.