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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1 Chapter 23 Summary

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Part 1 Chapter 23 Summary

Pi felt totally comfortable in his religious exploration and expression. Regarding those to whom it mattered, however, they were not comfortable with his practice of Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Neither his parents nor his religious teachers knew of his interfaith practices and once they all found out, they decided to come together for a discussion.

Neither of Pi's parents was very religious. His father was, foremost, a businessman. Pi's mother was indifferent on the subject, even though she had a Hindu upbringing and had been schooled as a Baptist. Although she was more interested in books and reading than religion, she never noticed Pi's interest in various religious books. As long as he was reading, she was happy.

Much to Pi's horror, once all the parties had converged, the three wise men, as Pi called them, began to claim Pi as their own. Each thought...

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