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The wonder boy of Whistle Stop : a novel / Fannie Flagg.

Flagg, Fannie, (author.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 17 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milton-Freewater Public Library. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 17 total copies.

Summary:

"Bud Threadgoode grew up in the bustling little railroad town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, with his mother Ruth, church going and proper, and the fun-loving hell-raiser, his Aunt Idgie. Together they ran the town's popular Whistle Stop Café, known far and wide for its famous 'Fried Green Tomatoes.' And as Bud often said of his childhood, 'How lucky can you get?' But sadly, the railroad yards began to shut down and the town became a ghost town, with nothing left but boarded-up buildings and memories of a happier time. Then one day, Bud decides to take one last trip, just to see where his beloved Whistle Stop used to be. In so doing, he discovers new surprises about Idgie's life and about other beloved Fried Green Tomatoes characters, and about the town itself. He also sets off a series of events, both touching and inspiring, which change his life and the lives of his daughter and others. Could these events all be just coincidences? Or something else? And can you go home again?" -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Milton-Freewater Public Library FIC Flagg (Text) 37862000471003 NEW ADULT BOOKS Book Branch_Only_3months 12/08/2020 Available -
Adams Public Library AF Flagg (Text) 37810000066059 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 02/18/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library FIC FLAG (Text) 37838000579482 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 12/09/2020 Available -
Pilot Rock Public Library McN F FLA (Text) 37868000146255 McNaughton Collection Book Branch_Only_3months 01/26/2021 Available -
Stanfield Public Library FIC FLA (Text) 37875000129892 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 01/07/2021 Available -
Umatilla Public Library F Fla (Text) 37882001869880 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_2months 11/10/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593133842
  • ISBN: 0593133846
  • Physical Description: 282 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]

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General Note:
Series information from GoodReads.
Summary, etc.:
"Bud Threadgoode grew up in the bustling little railroad town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, with his mother Ruth, church going and proper, and the fun-loving hell-raiser, his Aunt Idgie. Together they ran the town's popular Whistle Stop Café, known far and wide for its famous 'Fried Green Tomatoes.' And as Bud often said of his childhood, 'How lucky can you get?' But sadly, the railroad yards began to shut down and the town became a ghost town, with nothing left but boarded-up buildings and memories of a happier time. Then one day, Bud decides to take one last trip, just to see where his beloved Whistle Stop used to be. In so doing, he discovers new surprises about Idgie's life and about other beloved Fried Green Tomatoes characters, and about the town itself. He also sets off a series of events, both touching and inspiring, which change his life and the lives of his daughter and others. Could these events all be just coincidences? Or something else? And can you go home again?" -- from book jacket.
Subject: Restaurants > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Aunts > Fiction.
Homecoming > Fiction.
Retirees > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Small cities > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Alabama > Fiction.
FICTION / Southern.
FICTION / Sagas.
FICTION / Humorous / General.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Novels.
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