Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Pages 79 - 122 Summary & Analysis

Fannie Flagg
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After Buddy’s death, Idgie had become less and less sociable, more withdrawn, and quite erratic. She only wore Buddy’s clothes, chopped her hair short, and spent all her time in the woods. All that changed, however, when Ruth Jamison came to town to teach at the Vacation Bible School. Ruth was twenty-one and Idgie was fifteen. All the boys in town instantly fell in love with virtuous Ruth, and Idgie did as well. She started showing off for Ruth, who was staying with the Threadgoode family and would occasionally join the family for dinner. Momma Threadgoode knew that Idgie had a crush on their house guest, and forbade any of the other children to tease her about it. Soon after, Idgie started acting like a tame puppy. No matter what request Momma had of her, she would do anything...

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