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Forrest Gump

Groom, Winston

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ISBN 10: 0671526065 / ISBN 13: 9780671526061
Published by Pocket Books, U.S.A., 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition. Fine/Fine. Book is square and tight with clean text-block edges. Appears to be unread. Dust jacket is crisp and clean, price intact ($20.00 US/$27.00 Canada) and with no internal markings or inscriptions. The iconic Tom Hanks movie Forrest Gump is based on this novel. Wrapped in a protective Brodart cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000001

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Title: Forrest Gump

Publisher: Pocket Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The modern classic that inspired the beloved movie starring Tom Hanks.

Six foot six, 242 pounds, and possessed of a scant IQ of 70, Forrest Gump is the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this classic comic tale. His early life may seem inauspicious, but when the University of Alabama’s football team drafts Forrest and makes him a star, it sets him on an unbelievable path that will transform him from Vietnam hero to world-class Ping-Pong player, from wrestler to entrepreneur. With a voice all his own, Forrest is telling all in a madcap romp through three decades of American history.

From the Publisher:

"Bein' a idiot is no box of chocolates," but "at least I ain't led no hum-drum life," says Forrest Gump, the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this wonderful comic tale. When the University of Alabama's football team drafts Forrest and makes him a star, that's only the beginning! He flunks out--and goes on to be a Vietnam war hero, a world-class Ping-Pong player, a wrestler, and a business tycoon. He compares battle scars with Lyndon Johnson, discovers the truth about Richard Nixon, and suffers the ups and downs of true love. Now, Forrest Gump's telling all--in a madcap, screwball romp through three decades of the American landscape. It's Gump's amazing travels...and you've got to hear them to believe them.

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