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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 73 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 73 Summary

During the quiet parts of his days Pi wished, most of all, for a book. This desire was one that didn't subside even after he survived his ordeal. The first time he saw a Gideon Bible, he sent a donation to the Gideons. His only reading material was the survival manual, which he read over and over. He also kept a diary, being careful to write as compactly as possible to avoid using up too much space in the notebook. The entries were not dated and covered mostly practical matters.

Part 2 Chapter 73 Analysis

Another important factor in survival is keeping one's mind active. For Pi this must have been difficult without having anything to read. Sure, he had Richard Parker to observe, but the tiger slept much of the time.

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