By Fannie Flagg
With an identical incomparable variety and hot, inviting voice that experience made her liked by way of hundreds of thousands of readers all over, New York Times bestselling writer Fannie Flagg has written a fascinating Christmas tale of religion and desire for every age that's certain to develop into a vintage.
Deep within the southernmost a part of Alabama, alongside the banks of a lazy winding river, lies the sleepy little neighborhood often called misplaced River, a spot that point itself turns out to have forgotten. After a startling analysis from his general practitioner, Oswald T. Campbell leaves in the back of the chilly and damp of the oncoming Chicago wintry weather to spend what he believes should be his final Christmas within the hot and alluring city of misplaced River. There he meets the postman who offers mail through boat, the shop proprietor who nurses a damaged middle, the women of the Mystic Order of the Royal Polka Dots mystery Society, who do clandestine sturdy works. And he meets a bit redbird named Jack, who's on the middle of this story of a mystical Christmas whilst anything so impressive occurred that those that witnessed it have by no means forgotten it. when you event the sweetness, you too won't ever disregard A Redbird Christmas.
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He went to the phone and called his veterinarian friend who lived in Lillian, a small town ten miles away. ” His friend was not surprised. ” Roy looked over at the bird. “He’s kind of ugly . . looks like some kind of mud hen. He’s gray and brown, I think. Could be some kind of sparrow or mockingbird or—oh, I don’t know what the thing is, but it looks like it’s hungry. ” He laughed. ” “And Roy . ” “Seriously, it probably won’t live, but you might want to check and see if you can get those BBs out.
Qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 24 Fannie Flagg Mildred came back in the kitchen after putting flowers on the two long tables in the other room. ” “Some poor man from Chicago with bad lungs who needs a place for the winter. ” She walked over and pulled out the huge coffeepot. ” “Oh, lord,” said Frances, opening a large dark-brown can of A&P Eight O’Clock coffee. ” Around three o’clock the next afternoon, Oswald was about to pick up the phone and make another call to Florida when it rang. ” “Mr. Campbell, this is Frances Cleverdon, the lady you spoke to in Alabama yesterday.
He only hoped the grocery store down there sold beer at least. There was no reason to stay sober too long. Not when you had nothing to look forward to anyway. qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 41 A Redbird Christmas The moment Frances had hung up, she realized that she had forgotten to at least warn him about Betty Kitchen’s mother, Miss Alma. She thought about calling him back but changed her mind. Maybe it was for the best; after all, she didn’t want to scare him off before he even arrived. Besides, she had to run over to Mildred’s house and help get ready for the meeting of the Mystic Order of the Royal Polka Dots Secret Society.
A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg