Forrest Gump
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Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986.
ISBN
0385231342, 9780385231343
Lexile measure
1210L
Rating
1210L
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
228 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
Lexile measure
1210

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Meet Forrest Gump, the lovable, herculean, and surprisingly savvy hero of this remarkable comic odyssey. After accidentally becoming the star of University of Alabama's football team, Forrest goes on to become a Vietnam War hero, a world-class Ping-Pong player, a villainous wrestler, and a business tycoon -- as he wonders with childlike wisdom at the insanity all around him. In between misadventures, 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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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Groom, W. (1986). Forrest Gump (First edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Groom, Winston, 1944-2020. 1986. Forrest Gump. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Groom, Winston, 1944-2020. Forrest Gump Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1986.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Groom, Winston. Forrest Gump First edition., Doubleday, 1986.

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