Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man Author:Fannie Flagg Fannie Flagg takes us on a journey to a South that only Southerners know, to a time when "Blue Velvet" was played a t the Senior Prom, and into the life of Daisy Fay Harper, a sassy, truth-telling heroine who just can't stay out of trouble---or out of our hearts. What's more, she tells us everything--from what (or who) made her Daddy and Momma s... more »plit up to what is really stashed in the freezer of her 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. The folks who head for Florida haven't discovered it yet(and aren't likely to do), but it's a dandy place to meet local VIP's like hard-drinking Jimmy snow, who uses his crop-dusting plane for both transportation and carrying out revenge; former socialite Mrs. Dot. who is trying to hold junior Debutante meetings in the back of the Bait Ship; and Daisy's own Daddy , who comes up with a mortgage scheme in which the his daughter has to return from the dead in a carefully orchestrated miracle. 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...or may anywhere else.« less