Life of Pi

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Walker Books, Limited, 2010 - Shipwreck victims - 325 pages
Pi lives in Pondicherry, India, where his father owns the city's zoo. The family decides to emigrate to Canada, but tragedy strikes at sea. In the lifeboat are five survivors: Pi, a hyena, a zebra, a female orang-utan & a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger.

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I saw the film of this a few years ago ( I know, the dreadful crime of watching a film before reading the book) and I decided it was really weird. However, the book was so much better! Although it was ... Read full review

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In the fantasy adventure book by Yann Martel the protagonist is Pi Patel. Pi Patel was very religious as a young kid. He chose to practice three religions at the same time. The three religions were ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Yann Martel was born in Salamanca, Spain on June 25, 1963. After studying philosophy at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, he worked at odd jobs and travelled widely before turning to writing. His works include Seven Stories, What Is Stephen Harper Reading?, and Beatrice and Virgil. He was awarded the Journey Prize for the title story in The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios. His second novel, Life of Pi, won numerous awards including the 2002 Man Booker. He continued to make the bestseller list in 2018 with his title, The High Mountains of Portugal.

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