Уинстон Грум

Winston Groom (born 1944) is an American novelist and non-fiction writer, best known for his book Forrest Gump which was adapted into a film in 1994. Though born in Washington, DC, Winston Groom grew up in Mobile, Alabama and attended the University of Alabama where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and graduated in 1965 . He served in the US Army 1965-69 including tour in Vietnam. Recently he has lived at Point Clear, Alabama and Long Island, New York.