Fanny Says

  • by Nickole Brown
  • Narrated by Nickole Brown
  • 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An "unleashed love song" to her late grandmother, Nickole Brown's collection brings her brassy, bawdy, tough-as-new-rope grandmother to life. With hair teased to Jesus, mile-long false eyelashes, and a white Cadillac Eldorado with atomic-red leather seats, Fanny is not your typical granny rocking in a chair. Instead, think of a character that looks a lot like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, but darkened with a shadow of Flannery O'Connor. A cross-genre collection that feels like a novel, this book is both a collection of oral history and a lyrical and moving biography that wrestles with the complexities of the South, including poverty, racism, and domestic violence.


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One of the best books I've read all year. Nickole Brown pulls at the heart with stories of this incredible woman named Fanny. So funny and sad and amazing.

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- Brent

This is great

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Really unique. Nickole Brown, I love you. I wish I could see more of the woman Fanny. What a character.

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- Adam

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-24-2017
  • Publisher: TalkingBook