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.
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Average rating: 4.12 · 469,609 ratings · 30,569 reviews · 42 distinct worksSimilar authors
Fried Green Tomatoes at the...

4.27 avg rating — 275,938 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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The All-Girl Filling Statio...

4.01 avg rating — 46,901 ratings — published 2013 — 40 editions
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Welcome to the World, Baby ...

3.88 avg rating — 24,177 ratings — published 1998 — 40 editions
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A Redbird Christmas

3.91 avg rating — 20,574 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Can't Wait to Get to Heaven...

3.92 avg rating — 17,968 ratings — published 2000 — 44 editions
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Standing in the Rainbow (El...

4.05 avg rating — 16,199 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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I Still Dream About You

3.59 avg rating — 18,414 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

3.95 avg rating — 14,485 ratings — published 1981 — 37 editions
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The Whole Town's Talking

3.64 avg rating — 18,308 ratings — published 2016 — 21 editions
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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop

4.13 avg rating — 9,581 ratings — published 2020 — 11 editions
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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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