Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel
Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: December 2006
Duration: 2 hours 0 minutes
Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is thenow-classic story of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story toEvelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women--of theirrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth--who back in the thirties ran a little place inWhistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present--for Evelyn and for us--will never be quite the same again... .