Open City - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Teju Cole
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Chapter 13 Summary

On his way to meet with his accountant, Julius realizes he forgot his checkbook. He makes several attempts to withdraw cash from two ATMs but cannot remember the PIN. After meeting with the accountant and promising to drop a check in the mail, Julius walks back home through the park. He sees various groups different people—a group of Chinese women dancing, a man reading an issue of El Diario, etc. He thinks of the obituary that he read that morning about one of his patients named V. He forgets about forgetting his PIN until the bank calls the following day about the numerous failed attempts at the ATM. He eventually has to look up the forgotten PIN.

Chapter 13 Analysis

It infers that Julius's patient, V., committed suicide. One of the reason he cannot remember his PIN is because it is so...

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