Arrowsmith - Chapters 13, 14 and 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13, 14 and 15 Summary

Despite his disdain for commercial medicine, Max Gottlieb acquires a job at a large pharmaceutical company called Dawson T. Hunziker & Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh. Gottlieb finds amazing laboratory environments and equipment beyond his wildest expectations with expert assistants available for all his needs. After working at Hunziker for a while, Gottlieb is distressed to find that in addition to working on antitoxins and anti-cancer medications, the company also develops and sells frivolous lotions and creams at an exorbitant profit.

Before long, Gottlieb makes an important antitoxin discovery and Dawson Hunziker wants to patent the product and market it immediately. Gottlieb balks, declaring the need for more testing before mass production and tries to stall Hunziker's requests. Feeling that he will be terminated for his stance, Gottlieb tightens his household budget and moves his family to a smaller house.

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