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By Fannie Flagg
In Fannie Flagg’s high-spirited first novel, we meet Daisy Fay Harper within the spring of 1952, the place she’s “not doing a lot other than sitting round expecting the 6th grade.” whilst she leaves Shell seashore, Mississippi, in September 1959, she is packed up and prepared for the leave out the United States competition, vowing “I won’t come again until eventually I’m somebody.” yet in our hearts she already is.
Sassy and irreverent from the get-go, Daisy Fay takes us on a rollicking trip via her early life at the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. There, on the finish of the line of the South, the kinfolk malt store freezer holds unspeakable issues, society maven Mrs. Dot hosts Junior Debutante conferences and stocks encouraged options for the week (such as “sincerity is as worthwhile as radium”), and Daisy Fay’s Daddy hatches a quick-cash scheme that contains resurrecting his daughter from the useless in a gently orchestrated miracle. alongside the way in which, Daisy Fay does loads of starting to be up, rising as the most hilarious, beautiful, and prized characters in glossy fiction
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However on January 1, 1965, I saw it with my own eyes, the renowned eye-patch. I believe the invisible eye the little black patch had replaced was the left one. But there were so many mirrors it might have been right one I can’t swear to it, I’ve never forgotten, however, nor shall I the scar on the chest I’ve never set eyes on, true, but which I truly believed I’d seen in the raw. Believedsee. Today, April 6, 2001, I start a little notebook called Sudden Returns. In it I shall note the totally unheralded upsurge of totally forgotten details.
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16582$ $CH4 10-11-07 15:27:08 PS PAGE 45 have never attempted to close the wound. That sort of Bill can’t be erased. Shameful to have let my ‘‘folly’’ sponge off my mother, but without my mother I could not have kept my folly alive on my shame, fraud lies for hours every day. Never could I have bought that for myself except by encouraging my mother to suffer in my stead. I myself wouldn’t have done it. I dug a pit in my mother and threw myself in. In our eyes— mine and my mother’s—I was the equivalent of the most wretched of human creatures: gamblers, drug addicts, the bewitched, the deadbeats.