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Babycakes

Maupin, Armistead

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ISBN 10: 0060910992 / ISBN 13: 9780060910990
Editorial: Harper & Row, New York, 1984
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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appears unread, very minor rubbing at head and foot of spine and fading, clean, no marks, inscribed "For Louise" and signed by author on 1/2 title page. N° de ref. de la librería 130337

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Título: Babycakes

Editorial: Harper & Row, New York

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Inscribed & Signed By Author

Edición: First Edition

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Sinopsis:

"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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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.

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