Winston Groom

Winston Groom books and biography

Winston Groom

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Winston Groom (born 1944) 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.




  • Better Times Than These (1978)
  • As Summers Die (1980)
  • Only (1984)
  • Forrest Gump (1986)
  • Gone the Sun (1988)
  • Gump and Co. (1995)
  • Such a Pretty, Pretty Girl (1999)


  • Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer) (1983)
  • Shrouds of Glory: From Atlanta to Nashville: The Last Great Campaign of the Civil War (1995)
  • The Crimson Tide: An Illustrated History of Football at the University of Alabama (2000)
  • A Storm in Flanders: Triumph and Tragedy on the Western Front (2002)
  • 1942: The Year that Tried Men's Souls (2005)
  • Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans (2006)


  • GUMPisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump (1994)
  • The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Cookbook: Recipes & Reflections from Forrest Gump (1994)

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