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Groom, Winston

Summary: The job-hunting adventures of an unemployed widower with a daughter to support. He is Forrest Gump whose adventures range from selling encyclopedias to discovering New Coke, to the Gulf War during which he captures Saddam Hussein.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Groom has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.13 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle were heroes of the aviation age. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond. Doolittle, a brilliant aviation innovator, led the Tokyo Raid to retaliate for Pearl Harbor; Lindbergh, hero of the first solo flight across the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.13 Groom 2013

Groom, Winston

Summary: An analysis of a pivotal battle of World War I revisits the four-year-long Battle of Ypres, an engagement that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and forever changed the way war would be waged.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4144 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: After feared outlaw and revolutionary Pancho Villa kidnaps his grandchildren, railroad tycoon John Shaughnessy, known as the Colonel, ventures to El Paso with his adopted son and a band of hired cowboys on a rescue mission.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1995

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall. These three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II redefined America's ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 GRO

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7344 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: "In this exciting, meticulously researched narrative, best-selling author and historian Winston Groom returns to tell one of the most monumental stories of the twentieth century. It is the tale of three remarkably different men, joined in a mission to end World War II and restore order. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin redefined a generation and transformed its political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5239 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: In this gripping telling of the first "great and terrible" battle of the Civil War, Groom describes the dramatic events of April 6 and 7, 1862, when a bold surprise attack on Ulysses S. Grant's encamped troops and the bloody battle that ensued would alter the timbre of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Groom 2012

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.736 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Best-selling author Winston Groom tells the complex story of how Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin--the three iconic and vastly different Allied leaders--aligned to win World War II and created a new world order. By the end of World War II, 59 nations were arrayed against the axis powers, but three great Allied leaders--Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 GRO

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall - from the World War I battle that shaped them to their greatest achievement: leading the allies to victory in World War II. These three remarkable men-of-arms, who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Groom, Winston

Summary: Documents the mid-nineteenth-century mission by General Stephen Watts Kearny that expanded the United States territory to the Pacific Ocean, recounting the formidable dangers faced by his cavalrymen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.02 GRO

Groom, Winston

Summary: When the Colonel's famous Valle del Sol ranch is raided, it was Pancho Villa who not only stole the cattle but also murdered the ranch manager. Even worse, Villa's henchmen abduct the Colonel’s grandchildren in another daring raid only days later. Frantic, the aging patriarch and his adopted son race to El Paso, hoping to gather a group of cowboys brave enough to hunt down the generalissimo on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRO

Summary: Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Summary: The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD FOR RATED PG-13

Contents: Grazing in the grass / Friends of Distinction. -- Color him father / Winstons. -- Hey there lonely girl / Eddie Holman. -- Crumbs off the table / Glass House. -- Rainy night in Georgia / Brook Benton. -- Everybody is a star / Sly & The Family Stone. -- Give me just a little more time / Chairman of the Board. -- Didn't I (blow your mind this time) / Delfonics. -- Bells / Originals. -- Turn back...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES CAN