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Winston Francis Groom Jr. was an American novelist and non-fiction writer. He was best known for writing Forrest Gump, which was adapted into the popular 1994 film Forrest Gump directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film was considered a cultural phenomenon and won six Academy Awards. He published a sequel, Gump and Co., in 1995. He also wrote numerous non-fiction works, on diverse subjects including the American Civil War and World War I.
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'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom diesVietnam-war era journalist Groom wrote 16 books. His "Forrest Gump" bestseller and then the film, starring Tom Hanks, became iconic exposes of the American psyche. Winston Groom has died at the age of..
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Winston Groom, author of 'Forrest Gump,' dies at 77Winston Groom, the author of "Forrest Gump," has died at the age of 77.
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