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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Fannie Flagg

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe


Published: 20th March 1992
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The day Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison opened the Whistle Stop Cafe, the town took a turn for the better. It was the Depression and that cafe was a home from home for many of us. You could get eggs, grits, bacon, ham, coffee and a smile for 25 cents. Ruth was just the sweetest girl you ever met. And Idgie? She was a character, all right. You never saw anyone so headstrong. But how anybody could have thought she murdered that man is beyond me. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a mouth-watering tale of love, laughter and mystery. It will lift your spirits and above all it'll remind you of the secret to life: friends. Best friends.

About the Author

Fannie Flagg began writing and producing television specials at the age of nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and writer in television, films and the theatre. She is the author of many bestsellers including Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! and A Redbird Christmas. Flagg's script for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for both the Academy and Writers Guild of America awards and won the highly regarded Scripters Award. She lives in Alabama and California.

"A richly comic, poignant narrative" Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird "It's very good, in fact, just wonderful" Los Angeles Times "A real novel and a good one...from the busy brain of a born storyteller" New York Times "A thoroughly entertaining comic novel" Newsday "A funny and macabre novel" Washington Post

ISBN: 9780099143710
ISBN-10: 0099143712
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 20th March 1992
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1