Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

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Vintage, 1993 - English fiction - 320 pages
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Fannie Flagg takes us on a journey to a South that only Southerners know, to a time when 'Blue Velvet' was played at the Senior Prom, and into the life of Daisy Fay Harper, a sassy, truth-telling heroine who just can't stay out of trouble. What's more she tells us everything - from what (or who) made her Daddy and Momma split up to what is really stashed in the freezer of the family's malt shop.

Daisy Fay is coming of age in the Gulf Coast's Shell Beach, which is The End of the Road of the South, but a dandy place to meet the locals like hard-drinking Jimmy Snow, former debutante Mrs Dot and Daisy's own Daddy. They're all part of the fun that takes us down home, back to the '50s, and into the best story ever written east of Texas...

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Daisy Fay is a 12 year old living in Mississippi during the 50s. Her family is a bit dysfunctional, to say the least. In a series of short diary-like entries, she describes her many adventures with an ... Read full review

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I was loaned this book by someone who wouldn't brook me not reading it. She would ask me over and over every time I saw her, so as soon as I got it, I started right away. UGH! It was a very hard start ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

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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