As Summers Die

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Pocket Books, Jul 1, 1995 - Fiction - 352 pages
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From the author of Forrest Gump comes the story of Willie Croft, a small townLouisiana lawyer who doesn't ask much of life. When oil is discovered on landheld by black sharecroppers, Bienville's ascendancy mounts its challenge--andWillie discovers, at long last, the power of courage, love and the right kindof dreams. Reprint.

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Winston Groom, bestselling author of nine books, wrote the acclaimed Vietnam War novel "Better Times Than These, " the prize-winning "As Summers Die, Gone the Sun, " and "Only." He coauthored "Conversations With the Enemy, " which was nominated for a 1984 Pulitzer Prize. He is also the author of the #1 "New York Times" bestsellers "Forrest Gump" and "Gumpisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump." The phenomenal hit film "Forrest Gump" garnered six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor. Mr. Groom is also the author of "Shrouds of Glory, " an account of Confederate General John Bell Hood's decisive actions in the lost great campaign of the Civil War. He lives in Point Clear, Alabama.

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