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 film 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. She lives in California and Alabama.

Average rating: 4.12 · 434,856 ratings · 26,555 reviews · 38 distinct worksSimilar authors
Fried Green Tomatoes at the...

4.28 avg rating — 261,712 ratings — published 1987 — 108 editions
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The All-Girl Filling Statio...

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Welcome to the World, Baby ...

3.87 avg rating — 23,191 ratings — published 1998 — 38 editions
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Standing in the Rainbow (El...

4.04 avg rating — 15,430 ratings — published 1998 — 31 editions
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Can't Wait to Get to Heaven...

3.92 avg rating — 17,170 ratings — published 2006 — 42 editions
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A Redbird Christmas

3.90 avg rating — 18,378 ratings — published 2004 — 47 editions
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I Still Dream About You

3.58 avg rating — 17,440 ratings — published 2010 — 36 editions
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Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

3.95 avg rating — 13,857 ratings — published 1981 — 37 editions
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The Whole Town's Talking

3.63 avg rating — 16,859 ratings — published 2016 — 21 editions
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Fried Green Tomatoes at the...

4.37 avg rating — 1,222 ratings — published 1987
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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.”
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“You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”
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July's genre is general/literary fiction and since it's summer, I thought we would read women's fiction with a bit of a lighter fare. This poll will end on June 10th.

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg Fannie Flagg
 
  3 votes, 50.0%

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells Rebecca Wells
 
  2 votes, 33.3%

Songs Without Words Songs Without Words by Ann Packer Ann Packer
 
  1 vote, 16.7%

Garden Spells Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1) by Sarah Addison Allen Sarah Addison Allen
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Mrs Kimble Mrs. Kimble by Jennifer Haigh Jennifer Haigh
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

If You Could See Me Now If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern Cecelia Ahern
 
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