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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
Life of Pi is a daring, redemptive tale of adventure and survival where the most unusual Pi manages to survive on a lifeboat with a 450-pound Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker
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
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.
Awards note
  • Man Booker Prize, 2002
  • Boeke Prize, 2003
  • Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Best Adult Fiction, 2001-2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069698
Cataloging source
ANG
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M3855
LC item number
L54 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • Includes reading group guide (p. 323-326)
  • "Originally published in Canada by Random House of Canada."
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
2394205
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 326 pages
Isbn
9780156027328
Lccn
2001039737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55968531
  • (OCoLC)55968531
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • Includes reading group guide (p. 323-326)
  • "Originally published in Canada by Random House of Canada."
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
2394205
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 326 pages
Isbn
9780156027328
Lccn
2001039737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55968531
  • (OCoLC)55968531

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