Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man
Fannie Flagg takes us on a journey in this story of the life of Daisy Fay Harper, a sassy truth-telling heroine who just can't stay out of trouble. What's more, Daisy Fay tells us everything from what or who made her mom and dad split up to what is really stashed in the freezer of her family's malt shop.
Daisy Fay is coming of age in the Gulf Coast Shell Beach, which is the End of the Road of the South. The folks who head for Florida haven't discovere... Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Evelyn Couch feels isolated and condemned by the world, but she gains strength through Mrs. Threadgoode who she meets in a nursing home. Mrs. Threadgoode tells her the story of Whistle Stop which gives her strength in her own life. A friendship grows between the two of them and Evelyn is pulled back to the time when the Whistle Stop Cafe thrived. In the story of the people of Whistle Stop there is the heroic story of tragedy, rebirth, and institutions... Standing in the Rainbow
In this wonderful story, we meet Neighbor Dorothy, the lady with the smile in her voice, whose daily radio broadcasts keep us delightfully informed about all the local news. We also meet Bobby, her ten-year old son, destined to live a thousand lives, most of them in his imagination. There us also Norma and Macky Warren and their ninety-eight year old Aunt Elner; the oddly sexy and charismatic Hamm Sparks, who starts off in life as a tractor salesman. Beh... Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!
Dena Nordstrom, who is America's most popular female newcaster/journalist,is intelligent, ambitious and loves her work. Yet the change of TV news into sensationalism makes her question her career.
Dena has her own tough issues she has been dealing with for years. Her doctor recommends seeing a psychiatrist, Dr. Gerry O'Malley, and it's love at first sight for Dr. O'Malley, so he turns her over to Dr. Diggers instead. Dr. Diggers forces Dena to confro...