The Resource Life of Pi, Yann Martel

Life of Pi, Yann Martel

Label
Life of Pi
Title
Life of Pi
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Yann Martel's Life of Pi is a transformative novel, a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound readers in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will, as one character puts it, make you believe in God
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
AU-TuBDP
Characteristic
sound
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martel, Yann
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Ocean travel
  • Orphans
  • Storytelling
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Teenage boys
  • Tiger
  • Zoo animals
  • Electronic books
  • Psychological fiction
  • Adventure stories
  • Pacific Ocean
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=CGB_093192&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781847674210
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847674210
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=CGB_093192&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781847674210
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847674210
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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