The second book in the Tales of the City series by Armistead Maupin, in which Mary Ann and Michael go on a cruise to Acapulco. Michael meets up with Jon, the cute closet gynaecologist, again, and Mary Ann falls in love with a guy called Burke, a reporter who's lost his memory. They have various adventures trying to get it back for him, and encounter a cult of flesh-eating Christians in Grace Cathedral. Meanwhile, Mona finds her roots, her grandmother (in a whorehouse in Winnemucca) and discovers that Mrs. Madrigal is her father. And DeDe Halcyon Day gets pregnant by a Chinese delivery boy, with twins..

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