Library Ed. Books on Tape 2006
CS ISBN 1415930678 $72.00 Six cassettes
CD ISBN 1415930686 $90.00 Eight CDs
DD ISBN $28.00
Obviously, Elner Shimfissle CAN wait to get to heaven since when the octogenarian falls out of a fig tree and is declared dead, she recovers hours later in the hospital. While in the hospital, Elner makes a visit to heaven, which seems to be managed by her neighbor Dorothy (known to fans of Flagg's novel STANDING IN THE RAINBOW). Meanwhile, in Cassandra Campbell's slight Southern accent, friends and family recall what a blessing Elner has been to them all. The townsfolk have already made their casseroles, ordered flowers, cleaned out Elner's house, and written her obituary by the time the news hits home that she is alive and kicking. D.P.D. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 06/ JAN 07]
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