The Whole Town's Talking - Section 6: “The Fabulous Fifties, All this and Elvis, Too” Summary & Analysis

Fannie Flagg
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Macky Warren, a man from town, proposed to Norma Jenkins on July 4th. This incident is overheard by the dead folk at Still Meadows.

In town, televisions are being installed, and a memorial park for Lordor is made by Ander. Four churches are built, and a woman named Tot Whooten is starting to do other women’s hair in her own backyard. She is married to a drunk, though, and has a tough life. Lester Shingle, the Peeping Tom, dies unexpectedly in the parking lot of a bowling alley. When he is at Still Meadows, he hypothesizes that this is because one of the women who hated him killed him with a bowling ball. He affirms that he will wait and watch everyone that comes to Still Meadows in the hopes that one of them will...

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