The Resource Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel

Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel

Label
Life of Pi : a novel
Title
Life of Pi
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A zookeeper's teenage son sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a lifeboat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2004.
  • Booker Prize, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • Quebec Writers' Federation Literary Awards, Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069698
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martel, Yann
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
830
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PR9199.3.M3855
LC item number
L54 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 5.7
  • 7.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Storytelling
  • Teenage boys
  • Ocean travel
  • Zoo animals
  • Orphans
  • Tiger
  • Pacific Ocean
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Toronto : Random House of Canada, 2001
  • Paperback issue has imprint: Mariner Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
47893052
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780547848419
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001039737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Life of Pi : a novel, Yann Martel
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Toronto : Random House of Canada, 2001
  • Paperback issue has imprint: Mariner Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
47893052
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780547848419
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001039737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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