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What's eating Gilbert Grape?

Author: Peter Hedges
Publisher: New York : Poseidon Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The coming-of-age of a 24-year-old grocery clerk who has spent his entire life in an Iowa town with a population of 1091.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hedges
ISBN: 0671735098 9780671735098 9780671038540 0671038540
OCLC Number: 23584283
Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Peter Hedges.

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Gilbert Grape, a resident of provincial Endora, Iowa, endures the eccentricities of his family and neighbors--including his mother, who is eating herself to death; his Elvis-fanatic sister; his  Read more...

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