Forrest Gump

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Simon & Schuster, Jul 1, 1994 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Meet Forrest Gump, the lovable, hurculean, and surprisingly savy hero of this remarkable comic odyssey. After accidentally becoming the star of Univerity of Alabama's football team, Forrest goes on to become a Vietnam War hero, a worl-class Ping-Pong player, a villainous wrestler, and a business tycoon -- as he wonders with cildlike wisdome at the insanity all around him. In between misadentures, he manages to compare battle scars with Lyndon Johnson, discover the truth about Richard Nixon, and survive the ups and downs of remaining true to his only love, Jenny, on an extraordinary journey through three decades of the American cultural landscape. Forrest gump has one heck of a story to tell -- and you've got to read it to believe it....

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User Review  - librisissimo - LibraryThing

Substance: See the internet and other reviews. Style: Ditto. The interjection of Forrest Gump into actual historical video footage was technically superb. Tom Hanks portrays the just-under-normal ... Read full review

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Quick delivery but didnt get the cover that i wanted Read full review

Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
23
Section 3
57
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Winston Groom is the author of 15 previous books, including Vicksburg, 1863; Kearny's March; Patriotic Fire; Shrouds of Glory; Forrest Gump; and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Point Clear, Alabama.

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