Fortune Smiles: Stories - Interesting Facts Summary & Analysis

Adam Johnson
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Summary

The narrator of "Interesting Facts" is a woman who has survived breast cancer. Her husband is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author while she herself is an aspiring writer. They have just attended a local reading in San Francisco, where the narrator envies the writer more for her normal breasts than for her talent in writing. She also envies all the women who love her husband for his writing. The narrator and her husband have two young children, an artistically-inclined son, and a daughter who is a baking maverick. On the way home from the reading, the narrator and her husband stop to get condoms. The narrator has a difficult time believing that her husband would still want her despite her age and shape of her body following breast cancer survival. The narrator begins noting interesting facts about her life, such as that she normally...

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