Appointment in Samarra - Chapter 3, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Part 2 Summary

The second part of Chapter 3 tells the story of Julian's father, William Dilworth English, M.D. William belongs to every civic group in Gibbsville. He is a Republican and an Episcopal. He loves his wife, his son and surgery. He hates another physician named Malloy.

William's father, a bank president who used bank funds for his own expenses, committed suicide the summer after William got his M.D. Julian's mother had her own income, and so Julian had never been deprived of anything, even though William spent the first 10 years of his private practice paying back all the money his father had taken. Julian had wanted to go to Yale. William had once hoped that Julian would inherit his medical practice, but by the time he sent Julian to Lafayette, he knew Julian would not be interested. People in Gibbsville felt...

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