Forrest Gump - Chapters 23-24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23-24 Summary

In Chapter 23 two carloads of police respond to Giani's to take Forrest, Sue, and Welch to jail. Tribble bails out Forrest and Sue, while Felder with a "platoon of lawyers" deals with the hysterical star. Forrest figures that his movie career is over. In a rented tuxedo, Forrest faces "Honest Ivan" Petrokivitch, using moves that are not "in the book," but picked up from Big Sam. As the tension grows, Forrest cuts "a humongus baked-bean fart," and Ivan leaves his piece where Forrest needs it in order to win. When Ivan protests, Tribble pleads Forrest's innocence of doing anything intentional to distract or offend. Forrest is not disqualified but warned to behave. Suddenly, Sue swings in on a chandelier, drops on the board, and the hotel goes into panic. Tribble suggests that they leave swiftly and part company. Tribble gives Forrest...

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