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Winston Groom
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Winston Groom is the author of fifteen previous books, including Vicksburg, 1863, Patriotic Fire, Shrouds of Glory, Forrest Gump, and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Alabama.

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Forrest Gump

Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

Six foot six, 242 pounds, and possessed of a scant IQ of 70, Forrest Gump is the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this classic comic tale. His early life may seem inauspicious, but when the University of Alabama’s football team drafts Forrest and makes him a star, it sets him on... Read more >
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Forrest Gump

Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Kearny's March
The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $16.95

A thrilling re-creation of a crucial campaign in the Mexican-American War and a pivotal moment in America's history.

In June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with a thousand cavalrymen of the First United States Dragoons. When his fantastic expedition ended a year and two-thousand miles... Read more >
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Kearny's March
The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
Written by Winston Groom


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $27.95

In June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with two thousand soldiers, bound for California. At the time, the nation was hell-bent on expansion: James K. Polk had lately won the presidency by threatening England over the borders in Oregon, while Congress had just voted, in... Read more >
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Kearny's March
The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Patriotic Fire
Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans
Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $16.95

From the author of best-selling works of history and fiction, an enthralling retelling of one of the greatest battles fought on the North American continent, and of the two men who—against all expectations and odds—joined forces to repel the British invasion of New Orleans in December 1814.

It has all the... Read more >
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Patriotic Fire

Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $12.99

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Vicksburg, 1863

Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $17.00

In this thrilling narrative history of the Civil War’s most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began taking a series of Confederate strongholds in 1861, climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg two years later. For Grant and the Union it was... Read more >
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Vicksburg, 1863

Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $13.99

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