The World According to Garp - Life After Garp Summary & Analysis

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Life After Garp Summary

The next day, Garp works on his new novel in the morning and calls Roberta for a game of squash but Roberta is unable to play today. Garp has his usual lunch at the local diner where he talks to a new Steering English teacher, Donald Whitcomb, about Garp's new novel and about writing in general.

After lunch, Garp proceeds to the gym to begin wrestling practice and speaks to some of the wrestling team members about methods for improving their techniques. Garp sits down and leans against the padded wall and sees Helen enter bringing a book so that she can read in the steamy gym this afternoon.

Garp sees a nurse approaching him and at first mistakes her for one of the women who helped him escape from Jenny's memorial service but this woman has young breasts and legs in contrast...

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