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I Still Dream About You - Fannie Flagg
I Still Dream About You
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The beloved Fannie Flagg is back and at her irresistible and hilarious best in I Still Dream About You, a comic mystery romp through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, past, present, and future.Meet Maggie Fortenberry, a still beautiful former Miss Alabama. To others, Maggie’s life seems... show more
The beloved Fannie Flagg is back and at her irresistible and hilarious best in I Still Dream About You, a comic mystery romp through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, past, present, and future.Meet Maggie Fortenberry, a still beautiful former Miss Alabama. To others, Maggie’s life seems practically perfect—she’s lovely, charming, and a successful real estate agent at Red Mountain Realty. Still, Maggie can’t help but wonder how she wound up in her present condition. She had been on her hopeful way to becoming Miss America and realizing her childhood dream of someday living in one of the elegant old homes on top of Red Mountain, with the adoring husband and the 2.5 children, but then something unexpected happened and changed everything.Maggie graduated at the top of her class at charm school, can fold a napkin in more than forty-eight different ways, and can enter and exit a car gracefully, but all the finesse in the world cannot help her now. Since the legendary real estate dynamo Hazel Whisenknott, beloved founder of Red Mountain Realty, died five years ago, business has gone from bad to worse—and the future isn’t looking much better. But just when things seem completely hopeless, Maggie suddenly comes up with the perfect plan to solve it all.As Maggie prepares to put her plan into action, we meet the cast of high-spirited characters around her. To Brenda Peoples, Maggie’s best friend and real estate partner, Maggie’s life seems easy as pie. Slender Maggie doesn’t have to worry about her figure, or about her Weight Watchers sponsor catching her at the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop. And Ethel Clipp, Red Mountain’s ancient and grumpy office manager with the bright purple hair, thinks the world of Maggie but has absolutely nothing nice to say about their rival Babs “The Beast of Birmingham” Bingington, the unscrupulous estate agent who hates Maggie and is determined to put her out of business.Maggie has heartbreaking secrets in her past, but through a strange turn of events, she soon discovers, quite by accident, that everybody, it seems—dead or alive—has at least one little secret.I Still Dream About You is a wonderful novel that is equal parts Southern charm, murder mystery, and that perfect combination of comedy and old-fashioned wisdom that can be served up only by America’s own remarkable Fannie Flagg. 
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400065936 (1400065933)
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Born to be Bookahoilc :D
Born to be Bookahoilc :D rated it
0.0
Ho letto ben poco, lo so.. Ma sento che non è il suo momento :(Che poi è una bella storia, è super scorrevole e alla Flagg sono affezionata *_*Promesso, lo riprendo.
Second Bookses
Second Bookses rated it
2.0
I picked up Fannie Flagg's I Still Dream About You to read on a plane trip last summer. It didn't get read, and sat in my TBR pile for a full year. It probably was a message. The book is billed as a "comic mystery romp" but it's really anything but. Maggie Fortenberry is a former Miss Alabama who mi...
Book Love
Book Love rated it
2.0 I Still Dream About You
This book was very disappointing for me and I just cannot recommend it. It was very surprising because Fannie Flagg's other books are so good.
Between The Bookends
Between The Bookends rated it
5.0 I Still Dream About You
This was a totally delightful read!!
Wrighty's Reads
Wrighty's Reads rated it
4.0 I Still Dream about You
I love her books! She creates such terrific, quirky and humorous characters. It's always fun to meet them!
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