Flagg, Fannie: Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man (1992)

Cover photo: Corbis Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man was first published as Coming Attractions in 1981. I just had to add the cover for Coming Attractions because it represents coming of age so perfectly. That is in part what Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man is about – coming of age. Daisy Fay gets … Continue reading Flagg, Fannie: Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man (1992)

Flagg, Fannie: Standing in the Rainbow (2002)

Cover photo: Corbis. As a character in this book I can tell you that everything in it really did happen, so I can highly recommend it without any qualms whatsoever. With this quote from Mrs. Tot Whooten we are once again brought into the universe that one of my favorite authors has created for my … Continue reading Flagg, Fannie: Standing in the Rainbow (2002)

Flagg, Fannie: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! (1998)

Fannie Flagg is four years younger than my mother and six years younger than my dad. As such, many of their experiences have been similar. Technological advances have followed the same tempo even though they are from different countries. Cover photo: Elliot Erwitt/Magnum The jump between the media world in the 1940’s, represented by Aunt Dorothy’s radio … Continue reading Flagg, Fannie: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! (1998)

Flagg, Fannie: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (1987)

My first meeting with Fannie Flagg (or Patricia Neal) was on the film-creen. I am trying to remember just how far back she and I go, and I believe I might have a tentative meeting period set at Grease the movie (with Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta). When I encountered her literary work I had become … Continue reading Flagg, Fannie: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (1987)

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A   B    C    D    E    F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z A Aaron, Rachel Aaronovitch, Ben Aaronson, E.; Wilson, T.D. & Akert, RM Abbey, Lynn Abulhawa, Susan Adair, Liz Adina, Shelley Afonso, Alexandre (reblogged) Aldiss, Brian … Continue reading Authors