Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

Flagg, Fannie

9780449911358

ISBN 10: 0449911357 / 0-449-91135-7
ISBN 13: 9780449911358
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women--of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth--who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present--for Evelyn and for us--will never be quite the same again...

"Airplanes and television have removed the Threadgoodes from the Southern scene. Happily for us, Fannie Flagg has preserved a whole community of them in a richly comic, poignant narrative that records the exuberance of their lives, the sadness of their departure. Idgie Threadgoode is a true original: Huckleberry Finn would have tried to marry her!"
--Harper Lee, Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

"A real novel and a good one... [from] the busy brain of a born storyteller."
-- The New York Times

"It's very good, in fact, just wonderful."
-- Los Angeles Times

"Funny and macabre."
-- The Washington Post

"Courageous and wise."
-- Houston Chronicle

Review:
"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)

Book Description:
Gorgeously re-packaged edition of the classic story of friendship, loyalty and secrets set in the deep south of America in the 1930s

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