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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CafeIt's first the story of two women in Tomatoes at PDFEPUB #190 the s of gray headed Mrs Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn who is in the sad slump of middle age Fri If you haven't read this yet get it now It's funny most people can be around someone and they gradually begin to love them and never know exactly when it happened; but Ruth knew the very second it happened to her It's a love story a friendship story and so much There's survival against the odds murder and absolute hilarity In short really truly awesome Remember if people talk behind your back it only means you are two steps ahead Mrs Threadgoode is at the same nursing home as Evelyn's spiteful mother in law During one such visit Evelyn stops by Mrs Threadgoode's room and soon an everlasting friendship sparks Mrs Threadgoode tells Evelyn stories from a not so distant past when racism was rampart and certain home values were taken utterly seriously She tells of larger than life Idgie sweet and gentle Ruth and of course a whole cast of truly unforgettable characters You never know what's in a person's heart until they're tested do you Her stories give Evelyn a new outlook on life suddenly she's not the mousy dissatisfied middle aged wife she's got spunk She's got character And she'd be damned if she let one person walk all over her Face it girls I'm older and I have insurance Gah It's one of those books that just sweeps you off your feet and holds a special place in your heart forever It's fluffy but the kind of fluff that has you suealing with happiness and chasing someone down to let them know how great this book isI buddy read this one with my mother and we really truly bonded over these words We laughed and teared up at the same parts This is one experience I will treasure This book belongs on every bookshelf Audiobook CommentsRead by Lorna Raver and she just brought this story alive Truly a stunning listen She had all the right tones and inflections in all the right places It felt like I was right there in the storyYouTube | Blog | Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat mirandareads Happy Reading

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epub à Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe é Hardcover read ï ❰Reading❯ ➻ Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Author Fannie Flagg – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk It's first the story of two women in the 1980s of gray headed Mrs Threadgoode telling her life sE Stop Green Tomatoes at Epub #222 Alabama a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter even an occasional murde Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg is a book I came to knowing little about written by an author I know nothing about So it was a major surprise when I was blown out of the water by this experienceThe story involves a little railroad town in Alabama called Whistle Stop and centres around a Cafe of the same name operated by partners Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison There’s a whole crew of characters we get to know in fact initially I found it difficult to keep track of who was who but after a while I really got to know these people They came alive for me each one of them the good bad and the uglyThe author jumps from the 1920s to the 1980s and back again and everywhere in between the chapters are usually named after places such as the The Rose Terrace Nursing Home or after local bulletins like The Weems Weekly Whistle Stop Alabama’s Weekly Bulletin The reader is taken backwards and forwards from character to character and drama to drama – and one experiences every bump laugh and tear – it is GOLDMy favourite character was Evelyn this forlorn woman really grew on me She is connected to the story by visiting her Mother in Law at the Rose Terrace Nursing Home and there she meets one of the old Threadgoode ladies A wonderful relationship develops – but for me it’s Evelyn’s journey that sparked my interest Her relationship with old Ninny Threadgoode uickly blossomed into a wonderful thing When she woke this morning Evelyn realised that she was actually looking forward to going to the nursing home Sitting there all these weeks listening to stories about the café and Whistle Stop had become of a reality than her own lifeNinny could talk underwater with a mouth full of marbles this – as we all know – can be a little wearing but it seemed to me this is exactly what Evelyn needed It was a joy to see their friendship grow The last section of this book was one of the most moving things I have read in recent times I read it slowlyCrazy wayward boozy Idgie was another fascinating character – her love for Ruth was absolute Her path was no easier than Evelyn’s But she was eually lovable I would have liked to have sat down and had a pint of best bitter with Idgie it’d be a riot The Dill Pickle Clubwas really just a bunch of Idgie’s ragtag friends that would get together About all they did was drink whiskey and make up lies we call it Bullshit in Australia They’d look you right in the eye and tell you a lie when the truth would have served them betterBut Idgie had a MASSIVE heart – always looking out for the downtrodden So kind hearted but a handful to be sureYou could say this is a character piece but it’s much than that – it also catapults us right back to a time and place most of us have never experienced We are taken from the time Whistle Top was a buzzing little railroad town in the ‘20s to the sad days decades after the railroads closed and the Town turned into a shadow of its former self It was also fascinating to learn about ‘the other’ Birmingham Birmingham is my hometown in the UK we are called “Brummies” The US version call themselves “Birminghamians” You know our Brummie accent in the UK is often voted the UK’s worst accent I wonder if the Birminghamian accent suffers the same fateI’ve come away from this book with lots of uestions such as “what is Birmingham and Alabama like” or “What do Fried Green Tomatoes taste like” BTW at the back of the book there are recipes a great book sparks your interest in things I reckon I’ve also collected a wonderful bunch of characters I will remember for a long time Evelyn and Idgie in particularOne word of caution though this story isn’t all ‘Beer and Skittles’ there are certainly elements of racism violence and domestic violence that come through – making this story all the realistic 5 Fried Green Tomatoes for me with a side of Fried Okra and Lima Beans5 Stars

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Ed Green PDF The tale she tells is also of two women of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistl This book is fluffy How fluffyIt is as fluffy as floating on cloud while lying on a mattress stuffed with kittens and simultaneously wearing a pink angora jumper and a candy floss hat This is the sort of book I enjoy when my brain decides to take a day off But it is lovely and it is likely that even the most po faced cynics me will be drawn into the warm doughy bosom of this story of love friendship and adversity in 1930s Alabama The history of Whistlestop along with helpful recipe appendices allowing the transposition British readers from the grim north to the Deep South is relayed to the beleaguered Evelyn by old Mrs Threadgoode Aside from the odd murder Whistle Stop is populated by a kind of chocolate box perfection It's a modest but model community with great food the kindness of neighbours life long friendships A kind of Tom SawyerHuck Finn wholesomeness oozes from between each page Living in Toxteth I find it hard to imagine this kind of idealised community of hot buttered biscuit loveliness but it was nice to at least try until the piercing wail of a police siren broke the illusion