Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: [a novel]

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Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women--of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth--who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present--for Evelyn and for us--will never be quite the same again...

"Airplanes and television have removed the Threadgoodes from the Southern scene. Happily for us, Fannie Flagg has preserved a whole community of them in a richly comic, poignant narrative that records the exuberance of their lives, the sadness of their departure. Idgie Threadgoode is a true original: Huckleberry Finn would have tried to marry her " --Harper Lee, Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

"A real novel and a good one... from] the busy brain of a born storyteller." -- The New York Times

"It's very good, in fact, just wonderful." -- Los Angeles Times

"Funny and macabre." -- The Washington Post

"Courageous and wise." -- Houston Chronicle

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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9780449911358
9780070212572
030775054
9780679744955
9780307750563
9781400064625
9780449458600
9780307776655
9780307750549
Reading Level:
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Level 5.6, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
940L
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subject_facet Alabama -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Female friendship -- Alabama -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Large type books, Lesbians -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction, Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction, Restaurants -- Fiction, Women -- Alabama -- Fiction, Women -- Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
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