The First Bad Man - Chapter One: Cheryl's Globus - Chapter Three: Phillip's Confession Summary & Analysis

Miranda July
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The novel begins with Cheryl narrating her arrival at Dr. Jens Broyard's office on the recommendation of her friend Phillip Bettelheim, one of her coworkers at the self-defense charity that she worked at. She had a crush on Philip, and often imagined the two of them together. Cheryl talked with him previously about her Globus Hystericus and how she had never really tried to treat it, even though she had had it for more than 30 years. Throughout the meeting with the doctor, Cheryl thought about Phillip and how she wished for them to be a couple. She remembered talking with her boss Suzanne about making a move on Phillip, how to dress, and how to think about her figure. The meeting with the doctor ended without much success. Cherly wanted to set up a surgery but...

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