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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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A folksy, funny and endearing story of life in a small town in Alabama in the Depression and in the 1980s. However, the novel's laughter and tears are interrupted by a strange murder and a still stranger trial.
A folksy, funny and endearing story of life in a small town in Alabama in the Depression and in the 1980s. However, the novel's laughter and tears are interrupted by a strange murder and a still stranger trial.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780449911358 (0449911357)
ASIN: 449911357
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
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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...
GOMER
GOMER rated it
4.0 Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
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