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Fannie Flagg began writing and producing television specials at age
nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and a writer in
television, films, and the theater. Her first novel, Daisy Fay and The
Miracle Man
, spent ten weeks on the New York Times paperback
bestseller list, and her second novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the
Whistle Stop Cafe
, was on the same list for thirty-six weeks. It was
produced by Universal Pictures as the feature film Fried Green
Tomatoes. Flagg's script was nominated for both the Writers Guild of
America and an Academy Award, and it won the highly regarded
Scripters Award. Flagg narrated both novels on audiocassette and
received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word.

Her latest novel is titled Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! She lives
in California and Alabama.


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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Reminiscing in old age Fiction, Female friendship Fiction, Women Alabama Fiction, Race relations Fiction, Restaurants Fiction, Lesbians Fiction