By Fannie Flagg
With a similar incomparable variety and hot, inviting voice that experience made her liked by means of thousands of readers all over, New York Times bestselling writer Fannie Flagg has written a fascinating Christmas tale of religion and wish for every age that's absolute to turn into a vintage.
Deep within the southernmost a part of Alabama, alongside the banks of a lazy winding river, lies the sleepy little neighborhood referred to as misplaced River, a spot that point itself turns out to have forgotten. After a startling prognosis from his health professional, Oswald T. Campbell leaves in the back of the chilly and damp of the oncoming Chicago iciness to spend what he believes could be his final Christmas within the hot and alluring city of misplaced River. There he meets the postman who promises mail via boat, the shop proprietor who nurses a damaged center, 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 while whatever so extraordinary occurred that those that witnessed it have by no means forgotten it. when you adventure the beauty, you too won't ever fail to remember A Redbird Christmas.
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Qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 44 Fannie Flagg pocket. He felt he should probably wait until they got farther away from Chicago and his AA group, so he just sat and looked out the window and soon became preoccupied with the scenery passing by. As they traveled south, through Cincinnati and Louisville to Nashville, the landscape slowly began to change. The deeper south they went, the more the brown land started to turn a different color, and by the time he woke up the next morning the barren black trees that lined the tracks the day before had been replaced with thick evergreens and tall pines.
Qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 53 A Redbird Christmas Oswald put his hands up. ” “Don’t kid yourself, Mr. Campbell. ” “Now that you’re here we have to stick together and not let any of those gals catch us off guard. ” “Noooo, not me,” said Oswald. “I’ve already made one poor woman miserable. ” Roy liked this little guy right away. ” Jack, who had been busy all morning running up and down the round plastic bird wheel with bells that Roy had ordered through the mail, heard the whistle, flew out of the office, and landed on Roy’s finger.
It was almost as if he had met her before, but he was sure he had not; she was a person you would not forget. ” She turned around and looked at him. ” Oswald quickly said no. Even if he had, from the tone of her voice he would have quit on the spot. “No, I have emphysema; that’s why I’m here. ” She sighed. “Yes, we get a lot of that. Most of the people that come down here have something or another the matter with them . . but not me. ” That was evident as they walked into his room and she heaved his suitcase onto the bed with one arm.