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Life of Pi : a novel

Author: Yann Martel
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New edition]
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Pi lives in Pondicherry, India, where his father owns the city's zoo. The family decides to emigrate to Canada, but tragedy strikes at sea. In the lifeboat are five survivors: Pi, a hyena, a zebra, a female orang-utan & a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yann Martel
ISBN: 184195425X 9781841954257 184195392X 9781841953922
OCLC Number: 54827859
Notes: Originally published: Canongate, 2001.
Awards: Winner of The Man Booker Prize 2002 (UK)
Short-listed for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2013 (UK)
Description: xvi, 428 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Yann Martel.

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