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The Resource Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel

Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel

Label
Life of Pi : a novel
Title
Life of Pi
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pi Patel, a zookeeper's son, sets sail for America with his family, but when the ship sinks, he finds himself lost at sea on a life boat with four animals, which eventually dwindle down to one--a hungry Bengal tiger
Summary
Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper's son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2004.
  • Booker Prize, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • Quebec Writers' Federation Literary Awards, Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069698
Cataloging source
UUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martel, Yann
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M3855
LC item number
L54 2001b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Storytelling
  • Teenage boys
  • Ocean travel
  • Zoo animals
  • Orphans
  • Tiger
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Ocean travel
  • Orphans
  • Storytelling
  • Survival
  • Teenage boys
  • Tiger
  • Zoo animals
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Tigers
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn635463603
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
xix, 456 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739377956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)635463603
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn635463603
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
xix, 456 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739377956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)635463603

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