Me muero por ir al cielo

Me muero por ir al cielo

by Fannie Flagg
     
 

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Returning to Elmwood Springs, Mo., Flagg keeps this outing much more tightly-focused; most of the novel takes place over a few days. Octogenarian Elner Shimfissle falls off a ladder after accidentally disturbing a hornets' nest while picking figs. After she dies at the hospital, the novel's bite-size chapters alternate between funny and touching vignettes showing how

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Returning to Elmwood Springs, Mo., Flagg keeps this outing much more tightly-focused; most of the novel takes place over a few days. Octogenarian Elner Shimfissle falls off a ladder after accidentally disturbing a hornets' nest while picking figs. After she dies at the hospital, the novel's bite-size chapters alternate between funny and touching vignettes showing how Elner's death and life has affected dozens of people in town, interspersed with scenes of Elner's laugh-out-loud assent into the hereafter. From there, the plot offers readers a series of delightful surprises. Perhaps Flagg's funniest novel since her debut, Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, she's created a charming, life-affirming tale and a full cast of memorable characters, including Elner's late sister, Ida, who greets her in heaven still carrying her purse and a grudge about the bad hair styling she got for her funeral. Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788498721706
Publisher:
Ediciones B
Publication date:
03/15/2009
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
395
Sales rank:
1,208,311
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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