29 June 2005
GROOM, Winston (b. 1944). Forrest Gump. Garden City: Doubleday, 1986.
8o. Printed wrappers (some light wear to joints); imaginative quarter morocco folding case with cloth and morocco onlays evoking chocolates in a box with a three dimensional morocco piece of chocolate along the spine.
ADVANCE READING COPY, INSCRIBED by Groom on the title-page: "Winston Groom. 'Life is not a box of chocolates' -- (or anything else! F.G.)." Groom's novel became the basis for the Academy Award winning movie starring Tom Hanks as Forrest.
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