Writer. Born– March 23, 1943, in Washington, D.C. Parents– Winston Francis and Ruth (Knudson) Groom. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1965. Married– Ruth Noble in 1969; divorced, 1974. Served in U.S. Army, 1965-1967. Staff writer for Washington Star, 1967-1976, free-lance writer.
Contemporary Authors, Vol. 85.
As Summers Die. New York; Summit Books, 1980.
Better Times Than These; a Novel. New York; Summit Books, 1978.
Conversations With the Enemy; the Story of PFC Robert Garwood. New York; Putnam, 1983.
Forrest Gump. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1986.
Gone the Sun. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1988.
Only. New York; Putnam, 1984.