The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion: A Novel

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion: A Novel Author Fannie Flagg
ISBN-10 0812977173
ISBN-13 9780812977172
Year 2014-07-29
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Look for special features inside Join the Random House Readers Circle for author chats and more The one and only Fannie Flagg beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Cant Wait to Get to Heaven and I Still Dream About You is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to reimagine who they are Mrs Sookie Poole of Point Clear Alabama has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to relaxing and perhaps traveling with her husband Earle The only thing left to contend with is her mother the formidable Lenore Simmons Krackenberry Lenore may be a lot of fun for other people but is for the most part an overbearing presence for her daughter Then one day quite by accident Sookie discovers a secret about her mothers past that knocks her for a loop and suddenly calls into question everything she ever thought she knew about herself her family and her future Sookie begins a search for answers that takes her to California the Midwest and back in time to the 1940s when an irrepressible woman named Fritzi takes on the job of running her familys filling station Soon truck drivers are changing their routes to fill up at the All Girl Filling Station Then Fritzi sees an opportunity for an even more groundbreaking adventure As Sookie learns about the adventures of the girls at the All Girl Filling Station she finds herself with new inspiration for her own life Fabulous fun filled spanning decades and generations and centered on a little known aspect of Americas twentieth century story The All Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion is another irresistible novel by the remarkable Fannie Flagg Praise for The All Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion A beautifully told tale world class humor and characters who live forever in a grateful readers world Fannie Flagg keeps getting better and better The All Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion proves it Pat ConroyIf all the self help books that promote ways to find yourselfwere stacked in an enormous pile none would approach the sweet wisdom with which Flagg infusesThe All Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion Richmond Times DispatchIts Flaggs pleasure to hit her characters with several happy endings but the real happiness is that shes given us another lovableand quirkynovel The Washington PostFlagg is at her South skewering best A chuckle while reading book The Mobile Press RegisterThe kind of story that keeps readers turning pages in a fever There are plot twists adventure heartbreak and familial love in spades Publishers Weekly Fannie flies high and her fans will enjoy the ride A charming story written with wit and empathy just the right blend of history and fiction Kirkus ReviewsFannie Flagg is a fantastic storyteller She surprises the reader in every chapter with unexpected twists and turns The only problem I had with this fascinating story is that it ended too soon I cant wait for her next book Carol Burnett The All Girl Filling Stations Last Reunion is an absolute joy to read full of Fannie Flagg s trademark humor warmth tenderness and heart Kristin Hannah

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Tony s Ten Years

Tony s Ten Years Author Adam Boulton
ISBN-10 9781471128295
Release 2013-03-28
Pages 384