Life of Pi

Life of Pi Author Yann Martel
ISBN-10 0156027321
ISBN-13 9780156027328
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 319
Language English
Publisher Harvest / Harcourt, Inc.
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As a teenager in Pondicherry India Pi Patel s father is the proprietor of the Pondicherry Zoo where Pi learns much of the workings and raising of animals At age 16 Pi s father decides that Mrs Gandhi s the leader of India political actions are unsavory and closes up the zoo to move to Toronto The animals are loaded onto the same boat that the family will take to reach Winnipeg Canada On the journey to North America the boat sinks As the only survivor of the shipwreck he s stuck in a lifeboat with a dying zebra and a hyena Pi sees another survivor floating in the water and only after throwing them a life preserver and pulling them aboard does he realize that Richard Parker is actually the 400 pound tiger from his father s zoo So upon reentering the boat he wedges the tarpaulin up with an oar and decides he might survive if he can stay on top and keep Richard Parker beneath it Over the next week an Orangutan arrives as well and the four animals interplay carefully eating each other until there is only Richard Parker left Over the course of the next 7 months aboard the lifeboat Pi hides on a makeshift raft behind the boat and begins the process of taming Richard Parker with a whistle and treats from the sea as well as marking his portion of the boat He begins to get close to the tiger developing the kind of bond a zookeeper does with his menagerie Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001 The protagonist Piscine Molitor Pi Patel a Tamil boy from Pondicherry explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker

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