Life Of Pi

Yann Martel
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Now a major motion picture from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee Winner of the Booker Prize

One boy, one boat, one tiger . . .After the tragic 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 zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan ? and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent years.

Author bio:

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963 of Canadian parents. After studying philosophy at university, he travelled and worked at odds jobs before turning to writing. In addition to Life of Pi, he is the author of the novels Self and Beatrice and Virgil, the stories The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and the collection of letters to the Prime Minister of Canada, What is Stephen Harper Reading? Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9780857865533
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate Pbs
Pub Date: November 2012
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Literary fiction

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