The first piece of fiction to acknowledge HIV/AIDS.
The 4th book in the 'Tales of the City' series. 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.
Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (May 29 2007) ISBN-13: 9780060924836 Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.9 x 20.3 cm