Winston Groom





Winston Groom

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in Washington D.C, The United States
January 01, 1943

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is an American novelist and non-fiction writer, best known for his book Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film in 1994. Groom was born in Washington, D.C., but grew up in Mobile, Alabama where he attended University Military School (now known as UMS-Wright Preparatory School). He attended the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta and the Army ROTC, and graduated in 1965. He served in the Army from 1965 to 1969, including a tour in Vietnam. Recently he has lived in Point Clear, Alabama, and Long Island, New York.
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Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump,...
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Gump and Co. (Forrest Gump,...
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Vicksburg, 1863
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A Storm in Flanders: The Yp...
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Shiloh, 1862
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Better Times Than These
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1942: The Year That Tried M...
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Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jack...
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Gumpisms: The Wit and Wisdo...
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The Aviators: Eddie Rickenb...
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