Fortune Smiles: Stories Setting

Adam Johnson
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San Francisco

San Francisco is a coastal city in Northern California, and is the main setting of the short story “Interesting Facts." San Francisco is home to the narrator and her family and is where she and her husband work as writers. San Francisco is noted for the Golden Gate Bridge, and for Golden Gate Park, where the narrator spends much of her time doing her best to notice as much as she can about the world, grateful that she has survived cancer. Much of the beauty in San Francisco provides a contrast to the sadness and horror that the narrator has experienced, and represents a sense of normality and beauty the narrator seeks to return to.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city in California, notable for playing host to Hollywood. It factors heavily into the stories “Hurricanes Anonymous” and “Dark Meadow.” Nonc’s father steals Nonc’s...

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