What's Eating Gilbert Grape Paperback – November 1, Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Just about everything in Endora, Iowa (pop. 1, and dwindling) is eating Gilbert Grape, a twenty-four-year-old grocery clerk who dreams only of leaving. A sad, comic and gruesome first novel featuring a dysfunctional family in Iowa. As small-town claustrophobia presses on the family, just about everything is eating Gilbert Grape - until the appearance of a mysterious young beauty from Michigan begins to change everything. What's Eating Gilbert Grape by Peter Hedges - Just about everything in Endora, Iowa (pop. and dwindling) is eating Gilbert Grape, a twenty-four-year-old.
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In the small town of Endora, Iowa, Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) is busy caring for Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), his mentally challenged brother, as they wait for the many tourists' trailers to pass through town during an annual Airstreamer's Club gathering at a nearby recreational area. Published in , What's Eating Gilbert Grape was Peter Hedges' debut novel, yet his experience as a playwright shines through as the. “If great characters make great books then What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a masterpiece. I've loved this book for decades now and I can't ever. 7 Feb - 20 min - Uploaded by Montse Luna - The Writer's Vlog REVIEW BLOG: loanmanch.com Welcome to A Writer's Vlog (get it.