By Fannie Flagg
With an analogous incomparable kind and hot, inviting voice that experience made her loved by way of thousands of readers in all places, New York Times bestselling writer Fannie Flagg has written a fascinating Christmas tale of religion and desire for every age that's guaranteed 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 analysis from his physician, Oswald T. Campbell leaves at the back of the chilly and damp of the oncoming Chicago iciness 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 by means of 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 stable works. And he meets a bit redbird named Jack, who's on the middle of this story of a paranormal Christmas while anything so outstanding 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.
Roy looked over at the bird. “He’s kind of ugly . . looks like some kind of mud hen. He’s gray and brown, I think. Could be some kind of sparrow or mockingbird or—oh, I don’t know what the thing is, but it looks like it’s hungry. ” He laughed. ” “And Roy . ” “Seriously, it probably won’t live, but you might want to check and see if you can get those BBs out. ” Roy went over, picked up the bird, and examined it and was surprised at how strong it was as it squawked and struggled to get free. He held out the wings and could see four BBs lodged right under its right wing close to the breast.
No, that’s the river,” she said. “Oh. qxd 9/1/04 11:54 AM Page 40 Fannie Flagg “That is the address, Mr. Campbell. ” Oswald was confused. “By boat? ” She laughed. ” He was still confused. ” “No, you don’t need to fool with that, Mr. Campbell. ” “I see . . ” “That’s right, I’m River Route Forty-six. ” She wanted to mention Mildred to him as much as possible. Oswald hung up and wondered what kind of place he was headed to. She had not mentioned they got their mail by boat, for God’s sake. He was starting to have second thoughts but he had already given up his room and said goodbye to Helen on the phone, so he guessed he’d just go on as planned.