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Standing In The Rainbow By Fannie Flagg

Standing In The Rainbow
by Fannie Flagg

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Neighbour Dorothy broadcasts daily from her front room - to an audience across the state - the antics of her wayward son Bobby and adolescent Anna Lee. Not to mention the brand new Three Little Pigs Cafeteria, with its pink neon pig casting a glow over the high street and pointing the way to the future...
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Standing In The Rainbow by Fannie Flagg

The time is 1946-2000. The Place is Elmwood Springs, Missouri. World War II has ended. Neighbour Dorothy broadcasts daily from her front room - to an audience across the state - the antics of her wayward son Bobby and adolescent Anna Lee. It's hard to keep secrets in a community like theirs, but life isn't perfect, and even Neighbour Dorothy has a tragedy as well hidden as it can be. Into their midst comes the Oatman Family, white Southern Gospel singers who arrive for a pharmaceutical convention, and blow the place away. And then there's Hamm Sparks, a super-salesman everyone likes and trusts; and Charlie Fowler, the poultry king who can see the future in a bucket-to-go; and a wealth of other unforgettable residents. Not to mention the brand new Three Little Pigs Cafeteria, with its pink neon pig casting a glow over the high street and pointing the way to the future...

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Standing In The Rainbow Reviews


"Flagg says as much about the human condition through observant comedy as others do through polemic" * Scotland on Sunday *
"Poignant and funny, this novel cuts to the heart of small-town America" * Mail on Sunday *
"Unarguably a wonderful story-teller" * The Times *
"[A] big, juicy middle-American apple pie of a book, sometimes tart but mostly sweet" * Los Angeles Times *
"Good news for fans of Fried Green Tomatoes... The action does not let up for a minute" * New York Times Book Review *

About Fannie Flagg


Fannie Flagg began writing and producing television specials at the age of nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and writer in television, films and the theatre. She is the author of many bestsellers including Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! and A Redbird Christmas. Flagg's script for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for both the Academy and Writers Guild of America awards and won the highly regarded Scripters Award. She lives in Alabama and California.

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GOR001062081
Standing In The Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
Fannie Flagg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2003-07-01
512
0099448939
9780099448938
N/A
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