The All-girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

The All-girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

A Novel

Book - 2013
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"Spanning decades, generations, and America in the 1940s and today, The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today, and five women who in 1943 worked in a Phillips 66 gas station, during the WWII years."
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781400065943
Characteristics: 347 pages ; 25 cm


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January 2017 "A novel spanning decades, generations and America in the 1940s and today, centers around five women who worked in a Phillips 66 gas station during the WWII years."

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Jul 17, 2020

This is such a neat story, you'll be glad you listened to it.

Jun 10, 2020

Wonderfully read. Delightful story. Just a bit too long winded.

Apr 26, 2019

This is the second book of Ms. Flagg's that I've read.. this book kept getting better and better towards the end. Loved hearing about the "WASPS" the government should apologise and give credit where credit's due.. I'm still not sure what the name of Friskies, Priskie is though? lol

DPL_Graham Oct 22, 2018

Funny, heartwarming, and guaranteed to make you laugh and smile. This novel set in Alabama follows Sukie as she learns some life changing news that will forever change how she deals with her domineering southern lady mother. Highly recommended. Fannie Flagg is the reader for the audiobook as well and does a delightful job.

CRRL_MegRaymond Feb 07, 2018

The history of an "all-girl" gas station during the 1940s is a catalyst for a middle-aged woman to re-evaluate her own life.

Oct 23, 2017

The story started slowly, then it took off running. Each chapter read faster and faster. Interesting alternating chapters between the then and now; enjoyable characters.

I enjoy every Flagg book I've listened to or read. Wish someone would make more movies based on her books...hello Hollywood or Georgia, are you listening????

Sep 08, 2017

A charming book laced with drama, humor, and history delightfully read by the wonderful Fanny Flagg.

Sep 02, 2017

Be patient and press through the beginning. It's worth it. An amazing story with some history based on reality.

JCLMelodyMK Jul 17, 2017

The book begins with a southern lady that finds out by accident that she is adopted, that part was a bit slow .Then the book delved into some of the history of women working during WWll as pilots known as W.A.S.P.S., and the way they were treated, this really peaked my interest. I had never heard this before
A very enjoyable read and a look into the Womens' Airforce Service Pilots.

Jan 21, 2017

I had trouble getting into the story because I was annoyed with our main character's attitude after learning she was adopted. Once the flashbacks to the past started, I really enjoyed the story, especially the information about women pilots in World War II.

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