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L'histoire de Pi, Yann Martel ; traduit par Nicole et Émile Martel

Label
L'histoire de Pi
Title
L'histoire de Pi
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel ; traduit par Nicole et Émile Martel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
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. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has dispatched all but Pi, whose fear, knowledge, and cunning allow him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days lost at sea. When they finally reach the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, never to be seen again. The Japanese authorities who interrogate Pi refuse to believe his story and press him to tell them "the truth." After hours of coercion, Pi tells a second story, a story much less fantastical, much more conventional-but is it more true?
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Awards note
Winner of the Man Booker Prize, 2002.
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martel, Yann
Dewey number
C843/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martel, Emile
  • Martel, Nicole
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relations homme-animal
  • Animaux de jardin zoologique
  • Tigres
  • Voyages en mer
  • East Indians
  • Shipwreck victims
  • Tiger
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Ocean travel
  • Zoo animals
  • Man Booker Prize
  • Pacific Ocean
Label
L'histoire de Pi, Yann Martel ; traduit par Nicole et Émile Martel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Life of Pi
  • On cover: Gagnant du Man Booker Prize 2002
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9782892613674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
000028965148
Label
L'histoire de Pi, Yann Martel ; traduit par Nicole et Émile Martel
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Life of Pi
  • On cover: Gagnant du Man Booker Prize 2002
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9782892613674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
000028965148

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