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'Sideways' Author Rex Pickett

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'Sideways' Author Rex Pickett

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'Sideways' Author Rex Pickett

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Thomas Haden Church and Paul Giamatti in the film 'Sideways.' Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Pickett's novel Sideways has been made into a critically acclaimed film starring Thomas Paul Giamatti and Haden Church (left). It's about two ex-college roommates, now middle-aged, who set off on a week's trip through California wine country.

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