Fannie Flagg Celebrates the Launch of THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP via Zoom (10/27)

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Beloved Southern storyteller Fannie Flagg will launch her new novel, THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP (Random House), in conversation with Lisa Patton at a Random House virtual event via Zoom on Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 pm (ET).

During this virtual “Evening with Fannie Flagg,” Fannie will discuss her inspiration for the novel, what she finds so compelling about small towns like Whistle Stop, and why we need to lean on our neighbors more than ever.

Fannie Flagg’s career started in the fifth grade when she wrote, directed, and starred in her first play, titled The Whoopee Girls, and she has not stopped since. At age nineteen she began writing and producing television specials, and later wrote for and appeared on Candid Camera. She then went on to distinguish herself as an actress and a writer in television, films, and the theater. She is the bestselling author of Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man; Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe; Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!; Standing in the Rainbow; A Redbird Christmas; Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven; I Still Dream About You; The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion; and The Whole Town’s Talking. Flagg’s script for the movie Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for an Academy Award and the Writers Guild of America Award and won the highly regarded Scripter Award for best screenplay of the year. Fannie Flagg is the winner of the Harper Lee Prize. She lives happily in California and Alabama.

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Posted: October 24, 2020