Winston Groom is the author of sixteen books including including the bestseller Forrest Gump, and coauthor of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize nominee, Conversations with the Enemy. He also worked eight years for the Washington Star.
In addition to Forrest Gump and Gump & Co., Groom’s novels include Better Times Than These, Gone the Sun, Only and the award-winning As Summers Die, which was made into a movie starring Bette Davis. He is also the author of Conversations with the Enemy, a non-fiction account of the experience of an American prisoner of war in Vietnam, a brilliantly rendered Pulitzer Prize finalist. His novel Such a Pretty, Pretty Girl, was published by Random House in the spring of 1999