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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3 Chapter 99 Summary

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Part 3 Chapter 99 Summary

The officials returned from their break to tell Pi that they did not believe his story. Then they proceeded to pick the story apart. Pi proved his points and defended his memory. Finally, the men demanded to hear the real story, or in Pi's understanding, a story without animals. Pi proceeded to tell them a horribly gory tale about the shipwreck and his survival that did not involve animals. After the ship sank, the cook, from a lifeboat, threw Pi a lifebuoy and pulled him into the boat. There were four in the lifeboat: Pi, his mother, the cook and a sailor. The sailor had broken his leg from a fall. The cook, who was a bully, amputated his leg and used it for bait. The sailor soon died and the cook butchered him. Pi and his mother were horrified. Pi's mother continually berated the...

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