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Fannie Flagg


Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg’s career started in the fifth grade when she wrote, directed, and starred in her first play entitled "The Whoopee Girls," and she has not stopped since. At age 19 she began writing and producing television specials, and later wrote and appeared on "Candid Camera." She then went on to distinguish herself as an actress and a writer in television, films and the theater. She is the New York Times bestselling author of DAISY FAE AND THE MIRACLE MAN, FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE, WELCOME TO THE WORLD, BABY GIRL!, STANDING IN THE RAINBOW, A REDBIRD CHRISTMAS and CAN'T WAIT TO GET TO HEAVEN. Flagg’s script for the movie Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for an Academy Award, and the Writers Guild of America Award and won the highly regarded Scripter Award for best screenplay of the year. Flagg lives happily in California and Alabama.

Fannie Flagg

Books by Fannie Flagg

by Fannie Flagg - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it’s called, is anything but still. THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING tells the story of Lordor Nordstrom, his Swedish mail-order bride, Katrina, and their neighbors and descendants as they live, love, die, and carry on in mysterious and surprising ways. Nordstrom created, in his wisdom, not only a lively town and a prosperous legacy for himself but also a beautiful final resting place for his family, friends and neighbors yet to come. “Resting place” turns out to be a bit of a misnomer, however. Odd things begin to happen, and it starts the whole town talking.

by Fannie Flagg - Fiction, Humor, Mystery

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today and five women who worked in a Phillips 66 gas station during the World War II years. The one and only Fannie Flagg, the beloved author of FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE, is at her hilarious and superb best here.