Be a part of us at Speer Memorial Library in Mission on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, for a dialogue of the e-book Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes on the Whistle Cease Cafe, to happen within the library’s Neighborhood Room at 6:30 p.m. Everyone seems to be welcome to attend and focus on the e-book.

Because the story opens, it’s 1985, and Evelyn Sofa, 48 years previous and struggling by mid-life despair, goes each Sunday together with her husband Ed to the Rose Terrace Nursing Residence in Birmingham, Alabama, to go to Ed’s mom.

On one Sunday go to, Evelyn slips away to the guests’ lounge for just a few moments of solitude. There, she meets 86-year-old Virginia “Ninny” Threadgoode, a resident of the nursing residence.

Over the course of many weekly visits, Evelyn listens as Ninny recounts tales of her life within the small Alabama city of Whistle Cease, from the 1920s by the 1950s. She tells of the Whistle Cease Cafe, and of her sister-in-law Idgie and Idgie’s pal Ruth, who collectively ran the cafe. She talks concerning the good meals they served, the purchasers they welcomed, and the small city occasions that centered across the cafe.

Ninny’s reminiscences of the individuals in her previous, and of their perseverence by issues and exhausting instances, encourage Evelyn with the braveness to confront her personal fears and issues, and forge between them the bonds of a brand new friendship that can protect the experiences of previous friendships for a brand new technology.

Written by Fannie Flagg, and first printed in 1987, Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes on the Whistle Cease Cafe is a heat, humorous, and touching novel concerning the energy of affection, laughter, and friendships to provide braveness and perspective to our day by day lives.

We may have some copies of the e-book out there for try to those that join the e-book dialogue, or you possibly can cease by our Reference Desk, or name at 580-8754, and we are going to attempt to get hold of a duplicate for you by way of Interlibrary Mortgage. This title can also be out there as an eBook at http://hidalgocotx.oneclickdigital.com.

For extra info, or to enroll in the e-book dialogue, please name William Renner at 580-8754. You may as well register on the Reference Desk, or by e mail at reference@missiontexas.us.


Speer Memorial Library is situated at 12th and Kika De La Garza in Mission.

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