Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe
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Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe

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The day Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison opened the Whistle Stop Cafe, the town took a turn for the better. It was the Depression and that cafe was a home from home for many of us. You could get eggs, grits, bacon, ham, coffee and a smile for 25 cents. Ruth was just the sweetest girl you ever met. And Idgie? She was a character, all right. You never saw anyone so headstrong. But how anybody could have thought she murdered that man is beyond me. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a mouth-watering tale of love, laughter and mystery. It will lift your spirits and above all it'll remind you of the secret to life: friends.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 30mm | 281.23g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099143712
  • 9780099143710
  • 98,974

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"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 *show more

About Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg began writing and producing television specials at the age of nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and writer in television, films and the theatre. She is the author of many bestsellers including Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! and A Redbird Christmas. Flagg's script for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for both the Academy and Writers Guild of America awards and won the highly regarded Scripters Award. She lives in Alabama and California.show more

Review Text

"A funny and macabre novel"show more

Back cover copy

'Very good, in fact, just wonderful' Los Angeles Times The day IdgieThreadgoodeand RuthJamisonopenedthe Whistle Stop Cafe, the town took a turn for the better. It was the Depression and that cafe was a home from home for many of us. You could get eggs, grits, bacon, ham, coffee and a smile for 25 cents. Ruth was just the sweetest girl you ever met. And Idgie? She was a character, all right. You never saw anyone so headstrong. But how anybody could have thought she murdered that man is beyond me. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a mouth-watering tale of love, laughter and mystery. It will lift your spirits and above all it'll remind you of the secret to life: friends. Best friends. 'A real novel and a good one...from the busy brain of a born storyteller' New York Times [insert covers of backlist titles]show more

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208,609 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (77,152)
3 15% (30,513)
2 2% (4,237)
1 1% (1,185)
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