Good in Bed - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Weiner
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Chapter 1 Summary

Good in Bed, Jennifer Weiner's debut novel, features Cannie Shapiro, a twenty-eight-year-old writer in Philadelphia. Cannie is a typical twenty-something in her desire to lose weight, her frustration with her job, and her quest for love. Cannie is smart, sassy, and wickedly funny. She has a very supportive, if off-beat, family, great friends, and a loyal dog named Nifkin.

Cannie is an entertainment reporter at the Philadelphia examiner. Her best friend, Samantha, calls her at work and tells her to buy the new Moxie magazine and read page 132. Page 132 is an article entitled "Loving a Larger Woman" by Cannie's ex-boyfriend, Bruce, who writes a new column called "Good in Bed" as a guest columnist for Moxie. Cannie scans the article and is distressed to discover that the article is about her, specifically that the article chronicles how the author, Bruce, felt about "Loving...

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