Another of the judge’s neighbors, Father Booty is a Swiss priest who runs a dairy farm. It is implied that he is in some kind of relationship with Uncle Potty. Over the course of the novel, it is discovered that Father Booty is actually in India illegally, and should not own property. He is told he must leave the country immediately, and so he becomes an odd and accidental victim of the GNLF movement.
Father Booty Character Timeline in The Inheritance of Loss
The timeline below shows where the character Father Booty appears in The Inheritance of Loss. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...They would stay in fortresses called dzongs, which had been built without a single nail. Father Booty chimes in, remembering the baths in the fortresses, which were made of hollowed-out tree trunks... (full context)
...but the camera is not, as the picture appears to be focused on the bridge. Father Booty apologizes, but the police don’t listen. They visit his home and turn everything upside down,... (full context)
...Uncle Potty wakes from a stupor, he will realize he’s signed away his property and Father Booty ’s to new owners. Lola and Noni’s lives would continue unimpeded, and Lola’s daughter will... (full context)