By Fannie Flagg
With an analogous incomparable sort and hot, inviting voice that experience made her loved via hundreds of thousands of readers in every single place, New York Times bestselling writer Fannie Flagg has written a fascinating Christmas tale of religion and wish for every age that's guaranteed 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 group referred to as misplaced River, a spot that point itself turns out to have forgotten. After a startling prognosis 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 can be his final Christmas within the hot and inviting city of misplaced River. There he meets the postman who provides mail through 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 reliable 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 sweetness, you too won't ever put out of your mind A Redbird Christmas.
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Qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 43 Dreamy Alabama S A had suggested, Oswald tied up all loose ends and settled his estate, a task that took him no more than five minutes. It consisted of throwing away three pairs of old shoes and giving away one of his two overcoats. He packed the one baseball he had caught at a game and all his other belongings into a single suitcase. That night a few of his friends from AA took him out for a farewell cup of coffee. He told them he would most probably be back in the spring.
After breakfast, Oswald went back to his room and finished unpacking, and a few minutes later he heard Betty call up the stairs, “Yoo-hoo! Mr. Campbell! ” He recognized the voice at once and went downstairs to meet Frances Cleverdon. Although her hair was white, he was surprised to see that up close she had a youthful-looking face, with blue eyes and a lovely smile. She handed him a large welcome basket filled with pecans, a cranberry cream-cheese coffee cake, little satsuma oranges, and several jars of something.
Qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 45 A Redbird Christmas other. Their mode of transportation was a truck that Butch apologized for. ” Butch was a cheery soul and talked the entire hour and a half it took them to drive down to Lost River. He handed Mr. Campbell his business card, which had a drawing of a big eye in the middle. Underneath was printed: ( ) Oswald was surprised. ” “No, not yet,” said Butch, a little disappointed. ” It was just getting dark as they went over the long Mobile Bay causeway, and they were able to see the last of the sunset.