Life of Pi
  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Release Date : 19 March 2009
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307371126
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Book Description: Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all of our best stories, Yann Martel has woven a glorious spiritual adventure that makes us question what it means to be alive, and to believe.

Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Genre : Fiction
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Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all ...

The Making of Life of Pi

The Making of Life of Pi

Author : Jean-Christophe Castelli
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Performing Arts
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The 3-D motion picture version of Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize-winning bestseller Life of Pi is the most ambitious film project to date from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). The Making of Life of Pi: A Film, A Journey is a beautifully illustrated, graphically ...

The High Mountains of Portugal

The High Mountains of Portugal

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Knopf Canada
Genre : Fiction
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With this highly anticipated new novel, the author of the bestselling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel. The High Mountains of Portugal is a suspenseful, mesmerizing story of a great quest for meaning, told in three intersecting narratives touching the lives ...

What Is Stephen Harper Reading

What Is Stephen Harper Reading

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Genre : Literary Criticism
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“I know you’re very busy, Mr. Harper. We’re all busy. But every person has a space next to where they sleep, whether a patch of pavement or a fine bedside table. In that space, at night, a book can glow. And in those moments of docile wakefulness, when ...

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Genre : Fiction
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The appearance of a young storyteller with a unique fictional voice is cause for celebration. Yann Martel's title story (described as "unforgettable...a truly stunning piece of fiction"), won the 1991 Journey Prize to universal acclaim. The intensely human tragedy that lies at its heart is told with a spare, careful ...

Max and the Cats

Max and the Cats

Author : Moacyr Scliar
Publisher : Plume Books
Genre : Fiction
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Betrayed by his lover's husband, Max Schmidt, the son of a furrier, escapes from the Nazi authorities in his native Germany and boards a ship bound for Brazil, but when the ship sinks, he is stranded in a lifeboat with only a hungry jaguar for company. Reprint....

Beatrice and Virgil

Beatrice and Virgil

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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BONUS: This edition contains a Beatrice and Virgil discussion guide. When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled further into the world of this strange and calculating man, Henry becomes increasingly involved with the lives of a ...

Self

Self

Author : Yann Martel
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Life of Pi, comes an edgy, funny and devastating novel. Self is the fictional autobiography of a young writer at the heart of which is a startling twist. This extraordinary life meanders through a rich, complicated, bittersweet world. The discoveries of childhood give way to the ...

The Missing Hours

The Missing Hours

Author : Julia Dahl
Publisher : Minotaur Books
Genre : Fiction
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From the critically acclaimed author of Invisible City and Conviction, The Missing Hours is a novel about obsession, privilege, and the explosive consequences of one violent act. From a distance, Claudia Castro has it all: a famous family, a trust fund, thousands of Instagram followers, and a spot in NYU’...

Sara and the Search for Normal

Sara and the Search for Normal

Author : Wesley King
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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“It’s the vivid, insightful depiction of Sara’s internal struggles that readers will remember.” —Booklist In this prequel to the Edgar Award–winning OCDaniel, fan-favorite Sara quests for “normal” and finds something even better along the way. Sara’s Rules to Be Normal 1. Stop taking your pills 19. Make a ...

Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Author : Marilyn Herbert,Yann Martel
Publisher : Bookclub-in-a-Box
Genre : Fiction
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The story of a boy, a boat, and a tiger promises an adventure which some may find hard to believe. However, with the Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion companion to Yann Martel's novel, Life of Pi, readers begin to consider how to believe the unbelievable. While Yann Martel takes readers on a voyage ...

The Feather Thief

The Feather Thief

Author : Kirk Wallace Johnson
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Nature
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As heard on NPR's This American Life “Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air “One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.” —Christian Science Monitor A rollicking true-crime adventure and a captivating journey ...

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

Author : Josh Clark,Chuck Bryant
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Genre : Reference
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From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew. Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant started the podcast Stuff You Should Know back in 2008 because they were curious—curious about the world around them, curious about ...