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General Note: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2002.
Summary, etc.: After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wide, wild Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, one zebra (with broken leg), an orangutan, a 450-pound Royal Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker and Pi -- a 16-year-old Indian boy. As the "crew" begin to assert their natural places in the food chain, Pi's fear mounts, and he must use all his wit and daring to develop an understanding with Richard the tiger.
Awards Note:
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2002.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Relations homme-animal Romans, nouvelles, etc
Survie apr├Ęs accidents d'avion, naufrages, etc Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Tiger Fiction
Orphans Fiction
Zoo animals Fiction
Ocean travel Fiction
Teenage boys Fiction
Storytelling Fiction
Pacific Ocean Fiction
Human-animal relationships Fiction
Survival Fiction
Genre: Adventure fiction.
Electronic books.
Psychological fiction.

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