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Winston Groom

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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Kearny's March
Written by Winston Groom
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-45574-1 (0-307-45574-2)

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...

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Forrest Gump
Written by Winston Groom
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-94739-0 (0-307-94739-4)

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






Kearny's March
Written by Winston Groom
Knopf | Hardcover | November 2011
$27.95/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27096-2 (0-307-27096-3)

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






Vicksburg, 1863
Written by Winston Groom
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27677-3 (0-307-27677-5)

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






Patriotic Fire
Written by Winston Groom
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9566-7 (1-4000-9566-2)

December 1814: its economy in tatters, its capital city of Washington, D.C., burnt to the ground, a young America was again at war with the militarily superior English crown. With an enormous enemy armada approaching New Orleans, two unlikely allies teamed up to repel the British in one of the greatest... Read more





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