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The Resource Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Label
Life of Pi
Title
Life of Pi
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD The beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, Life of Pi. New York Times Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Washington Post Bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller * Chicago Tribune Bestseller "A story to make you believe in the soul-sustaining power of fiction."—Los Angeles Times Book Review After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan—and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and beloved works of fiction in recent years. Universally acclaimed upon publication, Life of Pi is a modern classic
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.
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069698
Cataloging source
DLC
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Martel, Yann
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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830
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of Pi
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:cc652bca-8565-48d8-971e-c621117b7a5f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547416113
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Life of Pi
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:cc652bca-8565-48d8-971e-c621117b7a5f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547416113
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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