Search Results: "Fannie Flagg"


BOOK REVIEW

STANDING IN THE RAINBOW by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2002

"Hilarious, charming, authentic—a winner all the way."
Welcome to Elmwood, Missouri, 1946-2000 . . . Read full book review >

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A REDBIRD CHRISTMAS by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 2004

"Charming tale, sweet as pie, with a just-right touch of tartness from the bestselling Flagg (Standing in the Rainbow, 2003, etc)."
One more Christmas, one more chance. Read full book review >

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THE WHOLE TOWN'S TALKING by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"You know the expression 'This is not your grandma's epic novel'? Well, this is your grandma's epic novel, anodyne but sweeping in its sweet way, full of home truths and consolation."
The history of a Midwestern town founded by Swedish immigrants, including both lives and afterlives, from 1889 to 2021. Read full book review >

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I STILL DREAM ABOUT YOU by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"What could have been an edgy excursion into the individual toll of the Recession on real women devolves into fluff."
Life keeps interrupting a former beauty queen's planned suicide in Flagg's latest (Can't Wait to Get to Heaven, 2006, etc.) take on Southern womanhood. Read full book review >

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THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Flagg flies high, and her fans will enjoy the ride."
Flagg highlights a little-known group in U.S. history and generations of families in an appealing story about two women who gather their courage, spread their wings and learn, each in her own way, to fly (I Still Dream About You, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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WELCOME TO THE WORLD, BABY GIRL! by Fannie Flagg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Shamelessly corny—and extremely enjoyable. (First printing of 170,000; author tour)"
The author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CafÇ (1987, etc.) returns with another engaging paean to the joys of down-home southern life. Read full book review >

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THE AUDACIOUS ASCETIC by Flagg Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Dense, scholarly, and bizarrely compelling."
A painstakingly researched examination of a "never-before-studied" collection of 1,500 audiotapes detailing Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida's theoretical and organizational development. Read full book review >