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Life of Pi: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date May 1, 2003
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780156027328
ISBN-10 0156027321
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
Summaries and Reviews
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.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Life of Pi is a strange novel writing about growth, adventure, hope,miracle, survival and confidence. It has been listed in the required reading books for high school students in European and American countries such as the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. The book describes the magical experience of a 16-year-old Indian boy who drifts,together with a Bengal tiger, 227 days in the Pacific Ocean before survived. The real and magic adventure in the sea makes a dynamic fit with the human contradictions between innocence and being ruthless, which stirs constantly climaxes, bringing reading surprise.

Editions
Hardcover
Large print edition from Wheeler Pub Inc (April 1, 2003)
9781587244223 | details & prices | 476 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $30.95
About: 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.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780156027328 Book cover for 9780547848419
 
Mti rep edition from Mariner Books (October 2, 2012)
9780547848419 | details & prices | 319 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $15.95
About: MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD New York Times Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Washington Post Bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller * Chicago Tribune Bestseller "A story to make you believe in the soul-sustaining power of fiction.
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Reprint edition from Mariner Books (May 1, 2003)
9780156027328 | details & prices | 336 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.95
About: 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.

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