Winston Groom

Forrest Gump, The Aviators, Talks with the Enemy (nominated for a Pulitzer Prize), 1942: The Year That Tested Men's Souls, Vicksburg, 1863, and Shiloh, 1862 are among Winston Groom's 14 prior books. He was a member of the Fourth Infantry Division in Vietnam. He resides in the Alabama town of Point Clear.