By Armistead Maupin

"An prolonged love letter to a paranormal San Francisco."
--New York occasions booklet Review

When a typical househusband and his bold spouse choose to commence a relations, they realize there's extra to creating a child then meets the attention. support arrives within the type of a grieving homosexual neighbor, a traveling monarch, and the rushing younger lieutenant who defects from her yacht. Bittersweet and profoundly affecting, Babycakes was the 1st paintings of fiction to recognize the arriving of AIDS.

"Armistead is a real unique. His stories are bang updated. they are going to shock and perhaps even surprise you, yet, I promise, they are going to make you laugh."
--Ian McKellen

"Maupin has a genius for statement. His characters have the timing of vaudeville comics, fallacious by way of human frailty and fueled through blind hop."
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"Armistead Maupin's San Francisco saga careens fantastically on."
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D. S. Chao in Bamb. Res. 1, 1981: 31, fig. J. J. Shen, Bamb. China, 1987: 70, 71. 9 Common names: Suanzhu (Chinese), meaning sour bamboo. 9 Features: 8 m / 3 - 5 cm / fl(+) 9 Distribution: CHINA: Guangdong: Yangchun Xian: Hewei Shan, at 700 m altitude. Acidosasa dayongensis YI 9 Taxonomic and nomenclatural references: Acidosasa dayongensis Yi in Bull. Bot. Res. 6 (4), 1986: 25, fig. 1; type: Yi Tongpei 85404 (SCFS) 9 Common names: Dayong Suanzhu (Chinese), meaning Dayong sour bamboo. 9 Features: 5 - 11 m / (2) 5 - 7 cm / fl(-) 9 Distribution: CHINA: Hunan: Dayong Xian, 500850 m altitude, in evergreen broad-leaved forest.

Sin. 7, 1936: 1270; type: HandeI-Mazzetti 9343 Yushania rnegalothyrsa (HandeI-Mazzetti) Wen in J. Bamb. Res. 6 (3), 1987: 34, "Yusharia"; Ohmberger, Bamb. World Gen. S. D. Chu in J. Nanjing Techn. Coll. For. Prod. 1981 (3), 1981:44, "megalothyrsa" Monocladus mega/othyrsus (HandeI-Mazzetti) Yi in J. Bamb. Res. Z. Li & al. in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 33 (6), 1995: 600, fig. 1, "megathyrsa" 9 Spelling variants: Arundinaria megalochyrsa; Indocalamus megalochyrsus (typographical error); Indocalamus megalothyrsa (orthographical error), Gaoligongshania megathyrsa.

Z. Li, HSUEH & N. H. Ferrocalamus rimosivaginus WEN 9 Taxonomic and nomenclatural references: Ferrocalarnus tirnosivaginus Wen in J. Bamb. Res. 3 (2), 1984: 26, fig. 2; type: Yunnan, Jinping, Chen G. K 01 (ZJFI) 9 Common names: Lietuo Tiezhu (Chinese). Z. Li (in Acta Bot. Yunnan. 16 (1), 1994: 42). 9 Distribution: CHINA: Yunnan: Jinping Xian. Ferrocalamus strictus HSUEH & P. C. C. Keng in J. Bamb. Res. 1 ( 2 ) , 1982: 137, 136, fig. Z. Li & al. in Acta Phytotax. Sin. Z. Li & al. 9 Tribal assignment: trib.

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