By Fannie Flagg
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
The one and merely Fannie Flagg, cherished writer of Fried eco-friendly Tomatoes on the Whistle cease Cafe, Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, and I nonetheless Dream approximately You, is at her hilarious and magnificent most sensible during this new comedian secret novel approximately ladies who're pressured to reimagine who they are.
Mrs. Sookie Poole of element transparent, Alabama, has simply married off the final of her daughters and is asking ahead to enjoyable and maybe touring together with her husband, Earle. the one factor left to take care of is her mom, the ambitious Lenore Simmons Krackenberry. Lenore could be a lot of enjoyable for other folks, yet is, for the main half, an overbearing presence for her daughter. Then at some point, rather accidentally, Sookie discovers a mystery approximately her mother’s earlier that knocks her for a loop and unexpectedly calls into query every little thing she ever suggestion she knew approximately herself, her relatives, and her future.
Sookie starts a look for solutions that takes her to California, the Midwest, and again in time, to the Nineteen Forties, whilst an irrepressible girl named Fritzi takes at the activity of operating her family’s filling station. quickly truck drivers are altering their routes to refill on the All-Girl Filling Station. Then, Fritzi sees a chance for a good extra groundbreaking event. As Sookie learns concerning the adventures of the women on the All-Girl Filling Station, she unearths herself with new proposal for her personal life.
Fabulous, fun-filled, spanning many years and generations, and founded on a little-known element of America’s twentieth-century tale, The All-Girl Filling Station’s final Reunion is one other impossible to resist novel by way of the outstanding Fannie Flagg.
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“Flagg spins one other captivating story of the peaks and valleys of daily life. . . . If all of the self-help books that advertise how you can ‘find yourself’ were stacked in an immense pile . . . none may process the candy knowledge with which Flagg infuses The All-Girl Filling Station’s final Reunion. And neither may perhaps they fit the author’s crucial kindness, nor her unwavering tenderness towards and trust in humanity, regardless of all its foibles and foolishness. She is aware, yet she does so with love.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
“The type of tale that retains readers turning pages in a fever . . . There are plot twists, experience, heartbreak, and familial love in spades.”—Publishers Weekly
“Fannie flies excessive, and her enthusiasts will benefit from the trip. . . . A captivating tale written with wit and empathy . . . just the perfect mixture of heritage and fiction.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fannie Flagg is an exquisite storyteller. She surprises the reader in each bankruptcy with unforeseen twists and turns. the one challenge I had with this attention-grabbing tale is that it ended too quickly. I can’t stay up for her subsequent book.”—Carol Burnett
“The All-Girl Filling Station’s final Reunion is an absolute pleasure to learn, jam-packed with Fannie Flagg's trademark humor, heat, tenderness, and center. If you’re trying to find a singular to boost your spirits and make you smile, this is often certainly the publication for you.”—Kristin Hannah
“An enticing, heartfelt tale the place relatives secrets and techniques unfurl and the previous reshapes the current in impressive methods. Fannie Flagg has crafted a love letter to the brave girls who complete the intense at the homefront in the course of international conflict II.”—Beth Hoffman
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