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By Alec Harvey
In 1987, Fannie Flagg first introduced us to Idgie, Evelyn, Ninny and the other inhabitants of the fictional and oh-so-Southern Whistle Stop, Alabama.
The best-selling book was “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café,” and it spawned a cookbook and a hit movie starring Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy and Mary Stuart Masterson.
It’s as a writer that Flagg has found her greatest success, with books including “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion,” “A Redbird Christmas,” “Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!” and “Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven.”
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