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Why It Took 'Forrest Gump' Author Nearly 20 Years To Write A New Novel

October 3rd, 2016

Episode 517 of 550 episodes

After Forrest Gump became a best-seller, Winston Groom says he ran out of good ideas for novels — until now. His new book, El Paso, is set during the Mexican Revolution.

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