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Life of Pi

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ISBN: 9780676973778
format: Trade paperback
pages: 368
publisher: Random House of Canada
pub. date: 2002-10-10

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Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

Life of Pi tells the story of Pi, who lives in Pondicherry, India, where his family -- mother, father and an older brother -- runs a zoo. When the family decides to immigrate to Canada, they board a cargo ship with their animals and bravely set sail for the New World. Alas, early one morning in rough seas, the ship sinks. A solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the surface of the wild blue Pacific. In it are five survivors: Pi, a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan, and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Yann Martel has given us a book to delight in, to talk about and treasure. It possesses that greatest quality of good fiction: the power to transform. It will convince the most jaded among us -- and remind the rest -- that something grander is afoot in our lives than we may have realized.

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