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Pi Patel is an unusual boy. The son of a zookeeper, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior, a fervent love of stories, and practices not only his native Hinduism, but also Christianity and Islam. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes.
Life of Pi is at once a realistic, rousing adventure and a meta-tale of survival that explores the redemptive power of storytelling and the transformative nature of fiction. It's a story, as one character puts it, to make you believe in God.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company|
|Publish Date:||Jun 04, 2002|
|Number of Pages:||336|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.35|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.5 x 9.25 x 1.25|
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