It's short, it's sweet, ok. But it absolutely reeks of an author shoveling out works to capitalize on success.

The "Gumpisms" aren't from the movie. Well, that's fine, you say, because there were two novels, too - but the quotes aren't from there either. They're completely original, and kinda meaningless without context. Kind of like ideas to be splattered within a third book - but where's the book? The absence of any meaning damns this mini-book to be used as a silly birthday present for fans of the novel (or more likely, fans of the movie), to be read once and never touched again.

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