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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Fannie Flagg
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
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The remarkable novel of two Southern friendships--the basis of the hit film--available for the first time in large print.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The remarkable novel of two Southern friendships--the basis of the hit film--available for the first time in large print.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064625 (1400064627)
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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My Life in Literature
My Life in Literature rated it
4.0 Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flag
"Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" is a beautiful story of friendship, family, and love that has stood the test of time. Fannie Flagg has succeeded in creating characters with the depth and warmth that make them feel like part of the family. The storyline occasionally slows, but the ene...
Books In My Heart
Books In My Heart rated it
5.0 I love this book!
When I was about 13 or 14, my grandma had the movie. I absolutely loved it! A few years after, I found the book. I was so excited when I bought it. After all, I loved the movie and of course they always say that the book was better than the movie...I doubted it! I was wrong to an extent... Not quite...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 More of a 3.5 Star Read Honestly
The problem most of the time is the book is better than the movie. In this case, I found the movie to be better than the book. I think the fact that book jumped around a lot made it a bit hard to follow. And the ending was definitely bittersweet with so many characters who had lived with each othe...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 53/100: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
(I got this one from NPR's 100 Best Beach Books Ever).Although I knew that this book was beloved by many queer women, I always thought it was because a same-sex love story could be "read into" Idgie's and Ruth's friendship. I saw the movie as a kid and at the time accepted "friendship" as a believab...
Amber's Thoughts
Amber's Thoughts rated it
2.0 Saccharine South
My book club chose this book on a night I was unable to attend. I wonder if they’ll share my aversion to it. For some reason, it has been very popular for years. I must have missed something. I almost decided not to review it, but I had to get it out of my system. I concede that it’s well-crafted, t...
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