Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP
Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

  • The novel was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon
  • In addition to novels, Groom, who served in Vietnam, wrote numerous non-fiction works on diverse subjects, including the Civil War

Topic |   United States
Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP
Author Winston Groom. Photo: News Herald via AP
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