Fannie Flagg

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Fannie Flagg

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in Birmingham, Alabama, The United States
September 21, 1944

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Fannie Flagg began writing and producing television specials at age nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and writer in television, films, and the theater.

She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (which was produced by Universal Pictures as Fried Green Tomatoes), Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!, Standing in the Rainbow, and A Redbird Christmas.

Flagg’s script for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for both the Academy Award and the Writers Guild of America Award and won the highly regarded Scripters Award. Flagg lives in California and in Alabama.


Average rating: 4.09 · 254,260 ratings · 13,444 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Fried Green Tomatoes at the...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 165,493 ratings — published 1987 — 76 editions
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The All-Girl Filling Statio...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 18,428 ratings — published 2013 — 27 editions
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Welcome to the World, Baby ...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 15,453 ratings — published 1998 — 27 editions
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Can't Wait to Get to Heaven...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 11,201 ratings — published 2006 — 28 editions
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Standing in the Rainbow (El...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 9,887 ratings — published 1998 — 25 editions
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Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 9,527 ratings — published 1981 — 34 editions
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A Redbird Christmas
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 9,520 ratings — published 2004 — 29 editions
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I Still Dream About You
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 9,912 ratings — published 2010 — 29 editions
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Fried Green Tomatoes at the...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 870 ratings — published 1987
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Fannie Flagg's Original Whi...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 601 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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November 2013, Fannie Flagg
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“Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead.”
Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.”
Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”
Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

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