There are no figures for chapter 9.
There are two example programs and a C++ source file for chapter 9: download chapter9.zip.
Visit the Object-Oriented FAQ at http://www.objectfaq.com/oofaq2/ for more advanced information on Object-Oriented Programming. Remember that Python’s OOP facilities are not as tight, or as secure, as some other languages.
Take a look at the types-sig page, at http://www.python.org/sigs/types-sig/, to see what some of the major issues are regarding the removal of the dichotomy between basic data types and user-defined objects.
To compile the now program on Linux, the command line is "g++ -o now now.cpp".