Son of Samhain

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  • Gump & Co.

  • By: Winston Groom
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 98

The lovable man for all ages, who captured America's heart in the #1 best-selling novel Forrest Gump and in the blockbuster film, returns in the long-awaited sequel to the book hailed by Larry King as "the funniest novel I have ever read." A little older, and wiser in his own unique way, he is still running through the kaleidoscopic events of our times -- and straight into the age of greed and instant gratification known as the 1980s.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Smedley on 07-30-12


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Reviewed: 09-18-17

Is there anything you would change about this book?

I would not have bought this if I knew it was abridged !

What did you like best about this story?

I read this book more than twenty years ago but my two favorite 'scenes' have been clipped from the abridged version

Any additional comments?

The ending in this audio book version is far different than what is in the novel. It was rewritten.
I wish I knew this was an abridged version before buying it. Im hoping Amazon will let me exchange it for the real version.
I wonder if Groom was even consulted about this before it was done? I wonder if it even matters.
Gump and Co is a great and hysterically funny book but this isnt truly Gump and Co , pay the extra dough and get the unabridged version.

I made a mistake in buying this version