Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Fannie Flagg
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• The Whistle Stop Café opens in Alabama in 1929. Although Idgie Threadgoode runs the place, she has hired two African-American women, Sipsey and Onzell, to do the cooking so her customers don't have to worry about being poisoned.

• Dot Weems comes into the café with her husband, Wilbur to write an article for the Weems Weekly, a newspaper. Wilbur thinks the food at the Whistle Stop is so good, he might not ever eat at home again.

• In December, 1985, Evelyn Couch and her husband, Ed travel to a nursing home to visit Ed's mother. Evelyn waits for her husband in the lounge, and strikes up a conversation with an old woman named Idgie Threadgoode, who is now 89-years-old.

• Idgie claims that she's going back home to Whistle Stop soon, and that her house is dirty and needs cleaning. She threw a broom at some...

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