A very smart man atteneds a very good school in Canada he starts by talking about sloths there, pro's and con's. After he gave flashbacks of his past of his friend Richard Parker who broke his heart and left him without saying goodbye.
In this chapter it tells you how the main character got the name Pi. His parents had a close friend that loved to swim. Soon later Pi started to catch and onto his love of swimming and so he was then named Pi after the close family member mamaji's favirote swimming pool.
In this chapter Pi talks about his backround story of living in a zoo and how it was not as bad as it sounds.
Pi always had trouble with his name. No one can pronounce his name right. Students in his old schools used to make fun of his name.
We also find out in chapter 6 that Pi is a pretty good cook
Mr. Kumar was one of Pi favirote teachers when he was a kid. Mr. Kumar always used to visit the zoo were Pi lived and so one of the times Mr. Kumar was there he saw Pi and waved at him to come. As they were talking Pi brings up the topic about reliogion but Mr. Kumar looses it says there is no god, Pi is confused.