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The Last King of Scotland Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 22 Summary

Giles Foden
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Part 2, Chapter 22 Summary

A week later, after Garrigan has taken a long lunch to see the tombs of the Baganda kings, Wasswa calls Garrigan at the hospital, frantic because he could not reach him for two hours. Idi Amin is ill, and Garrigan must come at once.

When Garrigan arrives, Amin sends the minister out of the room at gunpoint, and then tells the doctor that his stomach hurts. Garrigan examines him and decides that it is a gas bubble that is trapped, causing pain. Amin is so big that Garrigan cannot make the bubble escape without help, so he finds a baseball bat that he can use. Amin reacts with fear when he sees the bat, but Garrigan calms him and is able to "burp" him using the bat, relieving the pain. Amin is delighted, and insists that they must celebrate. They go to a...

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