The Last King of Scotland - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Garrigan's life at the hospital continues, where he treats a variety of ailments, most involving some sort of infection. One patient is a daughter of Amin, a student at a boarding school out in the bush. She sits on an embroidery needle, and the two North Korean doctors who try to extract it cannot find it, so they operate. She is brought to the hospital in Kampala when they panic over bungling her treatment.

Garrigan and Paterson, another Scottish doctor, decide to x-ray her leg before operating again, and discover there is no needle. Paterson deduces that the girl has invented the injury to get some attention from her father, and she is sent back to school.

Garrigan calls Marina Perkins to invite her along on a boat trip on the lake that he and some colleagues are planning. She mentioned at the swimming pool...

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