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Geek Love - Book 3: Chapter 14, Pen Pal Summary & Analysis

Katherine Dunn
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Book 3: Chapter 14, Pen Pal Summary

The Fabulon is in Earlville. Arty is doing his typical routine when he starts talking with a fat woman in the crowd. Arty bluntly asks her if she feels ugly and starts to really work up the woman and the crowd with his speech. He asks her if she will really be all right if she stops eating and is beautiful. Then he says that if he had arms and legs and hair like everyone else, he wouldn't be happy as he would have to worry if someone loved him, too. The woman and the crowd are becoming more and more entranced, when Arty asks the woman want she wants. The fat woman hesitates and then screams that she wants to be exactly like him.

This statement stuns Arty and, for the first time, he is left momentarily speechless. He tells...

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