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Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 11:35:25.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jeff Woodman with Alexander Marshall.
Summary, etc.:
Martel's novel tells the story of Pi--short for Piscine--an unusual boy raised in a zoo in India. Pi's father decides to move the family to live in Canada and sell the animals to the great zoos of America. The ship taking them across the Pacific sinks and Pi finds himself the sole human survivor on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg and Bengal tiger called Richard Parker. Life of Pi brings together many themes including religion, zoology, fear, and sheer tenacity. This is a funny, wise, and highly original look at what it means to be human.
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 166568 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Ocean travel > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Tigers > Fiction.
Zoo animals > Fiction.
Pacific Ocean > Fiction.
Genre: Adventure fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Audiobooks.
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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
by Martel, Yann
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Life of Pi


Martel's novel tells the story of Pi-short for Piscine-an unusual boy raised in a zoo in India. Pi's father decides to move the family to live in Canada and sell the animals to the great zoos of America. The ship taking them across the Pacific sinks and Pi finds himself the sole human survivor on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg and Bengal tiger called Richard Parker. Life of Pi brings together many themes including religion, zoology, fear, and sheer tenacity. This is a funny, wise, and highly original look at what it means to be human.

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