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Forrest Gump : the novel

Author: Winston Groom
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, [2002], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1960s, Forrest Gump, a pleasant and obedient son with low intelligence, joins the army, returns from Vietnam famous for his heroics, and makes millions on a Louisiana shrimp boat while steadfastly loving a girl from his childhood.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Novela humorística
Novela de educación
Fiction
Novela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Groom
ISBN: 0743453255 9780743453257
OCLC Number: 51220544
Notes: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1986.
Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Winston Groom.

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In the 1960s, Forrest Gump, a pleasant and obedient son with low intelligence, joins the army, returns from Vietnam famous for his heroics, and makes millions on a Louisiana shrimp boat while steadfastly loving a girl from his childhood.

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"Pittsburgh Press" A Huckleberry Finntype odyssey, complete with the humor-tempered irony and insight of Mark Twain. A rollicking satire, milking laughs from our sacred cows...As much fun as a box of Read more...

 
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