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The Resource Life of pi, Yann Martel, (electronic resource.)

Life of pi, Yann Martel, (electronic resource.)

Label
Life of pi
Title
Life of pi
Statement of responsibility
Yann Martel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out of Frankenstein or will it be an Eden?"—Yann Martel Life of Pi, first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction. In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize–winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanac's beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing Life of Pi to splendid, eye-popping life. Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: "My vision of the illustrated edition of Life of Pi is based on paintings from a first person's perspective—Pi's perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown..
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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martel, Yann
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Life of pi, Yann Martel, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A499D997-7AAC-4A80-803D-C28D9BAF1004
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780156035811
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A499D997-7AAC-4A80-803D-C28D9BAF1004
Label
Life of pi, Yann Martel, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A499D997-7AAC-4A80-803D-C28D9BAF1004
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780156035811
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A499D997-7AAC-4A80-803D-C28D9BAF1004

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