The following year Groom published Forrest Gump. The book was not a great success until the film adaptation featuring Tom Hanks as the title character was released in 1994. After that the book sold almost two million copies and spawned a wit-and-wisdom book, two cookbooks and a sequel.
Since the great success of Gump, Groom has continued to publish novels and several works of historical non-fiction. Below are some covers related to Forrest Gump the novel, sequel, audio book, film, etc.