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Life of Pi : a novel / Yann Martel ; with illustrations by Tomislav Torjanac.

Martel, Yann. (Author). Torjanac, Tomislav, 1972- (Added Author).

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Pi Patel, having spent an idyllic childhood in Pondicherry, India, as the son of a zookeeper, sets off with his family at the age of sixteen to start anew in Canada, but his life takes a marvelous turn when their ship sinks in the Pacific, leaving him adrift on a raft with a 450-pound Bengal tiger for company.
Subject: Shipwreck survival > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Pacific Ocean > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Ocean travel > Fiction.
Zoo animals > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Tiger > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Adventure fiction.

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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
by Martel, Yann; Torjanac, Tomislav (Illustrator)
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Life of Pi

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. (Bowker Author Biography)


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