How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia - Chapters 4 – 6 Summary & Analysis

Mohsin Hamid
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Chapter 4, Avoid Idealists – According to the narrator, ideals only get in the way of making money. You should avoid ideals and idealists. In this chapter, you have gone on to study at secondary school at your father’s urging. Here, you must deal with idealists, corruption, and nepotism as the university depends on money from the wealthy and from the state. As a result, some are favored over others. You join a hostel gang for protection, money, and security. You see images of the pretty girl on billboards, for she has made it as a model. You feel a sense of loss because of this. You return home when you learn your mother is sick with cancer. You learn that your mother must be operated on, or die –but the cost will be more than your father’s annual salary. You seek out your...

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