Life of Pi
Score: 4.5
From 3,246 Ratings

Life of Pi


  • Author: Yann Martel
  • Release Date : 2002-06-04
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1462856 Bytes


MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLDThe beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, Life of Pi.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."—Los Angeles Times Book Review After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan—and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and beloved works of fiction in recent years. Universally acclaimed upon publication, Life of Pi ...

Life of Pi: Movie Companion
Score: 3.5
From 142 Ratings

Life of Pi: Movie Companion


  • Author: Yann Martel & Twentieth Century Fox
  • Release Date : 2013-03-11
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • File Size: 415792293 Bytes


Visionary director Ang Lee brings one of the most beloved books of the past decade, Yann Martel's LIFE OF PI, to the big screen. The LIFE OF PI Movie Companion introduces readers to the epic adventure by incorporating excerpts from the novel with breathtaking images and scenes from the film. LIFE OF PI tells the story of a teenage boy names Pi who survives a devastating shipwreck and embarks on an impossible voyage across the Pacific accompanied only by a fearsome Bengal tiger. Lost at see, the two make an unexpected connection on a remarkable journey of courage, hope and triumph. Highlights from the Movie Companion include a video introduction with Yann Martel and Ang Lee, the stories behind Pi and the tiger as well as an exciting look at one of the...

Life of Pi  Illustrated
Score: 3.5
From 2,831 Ratings

Life of Pi Illustrated


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2007-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0156035812


Life of Pi Illustrated Book Description :

“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...

Life of Pi

Life of Pi


  • Author : Marilyn Herbert
  • Publisher : Bookclub-in-a-Box
  • Release Date : 2005-11-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780973398472


Life of Pi Book Description :

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 of discovery, Bookclub-in-a-Box interprets his exploration: can miracles exist? what is the power of faith? what guarantees successful survival? Let Bookclub-in-a-Box take readers into Pi's mind, the influences in his life, his physical struggle to survive at sea and his spiritual struggle to understand his own faith and his place in the world. There are a great many deep concepts to reflect upon in this small fictional narrative, and Bookclub-in-a-Box presents...

Life of Pi
Score: 3.5
From 2,808 Ratings

Life of Pi


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2002-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547416113


Life of Pi Book Description :

MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD The beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, Life of Pi. 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."—Los Angeles Times Book Review After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan—and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and beloved works of fiction in recent years. Universally acclaimed upon publication, Life of P...

The Making of Life of Pi
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Making of Life of Pi


  • Author : Jean-Christophe Castelli
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062114143


The Making of Life of Pi Book Description :

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 compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a film that is destined to be a classic. Written by John Christophe-Castelli, with a foreword by Yann Martel and an introduction by Ang Lee, The Making of Life of Pi is a must-have volume for every true film buff, offering entertaining text and breathtaking visuals, while providing a fascinating close-up look at the unique approach to filmmaking of one of today's most influential d...

The High Mountains of Portugal
Score: 3
From 1,230 Ratings

The High Mountains of Portugal


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345809452


The High Mountains of Portugal Book Description :

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 of three different people and their families, and taking us on an extraordinary journey through the last century. We begin in the early 1900s, when Tomás discovers an ancient journal and sets out from Lisbon in one of the very first motor cars in Portugal in search of the strange treasure the journal describes. Thirty-five years later, a pathologist devoted to the novels of Agatha Christie, whose wife has possibly been murdered, finds himself dr...

Life of Pi   CANCELED
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Life of Pi CANCELED


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2015-12-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547350653


Life of Pi CANCELED Book Description :

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. 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 while 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 h...

Life of Pi   101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn t Know

Life of Pi 101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn t Know


  • Author : G Whiz
  • Publisher : 101BookFacts.com (pub-5999650418488591)
  • Release Date : 2013-12-20
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781310919930


Life of Pi 101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn t Know Book Description :

Did you know US President Barack Obama wrote a personal note to Martel that stated "My daughter and I just finished reading Life of Pi together, both of us agreed we prefer the story with animals. It is a lovely book - an elegant proof of God, and the power of storytelling. Thank you."? Or, did you know Life of Pi was released in Canada on September 11, 2001, the day of the 911 attack? What are the amazingly true facts behind Life of Pi by Yann Martel? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you r...

Self
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Self


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571307814


Self Book Description :

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 thousand pangs of adolescence, culminating in the sudden shocking news of an accident abroad. And as adulthood begins, indecisively, boundaries are crossed between countries, languages and people . . ....

Life Of Pi   Illustrated Edition

Life Of Pi Illustrated Edition


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1841958492


Life Of Pi Illustrated Edition Book Description :

Life Of Pi Needs Little Introduction. Since It Was First Published In 2002 It Has Entered Mainstream Consciousness And Remains One Of The Most Extraordinary Works Of Fiction In Recent Years. This Is A Stunning Illustrated Edition Of The Multi-Million Selling Man Booker Prize-Winner....

Max and the Cats
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Max and the Cats


  • Author : Moacyr Scliar
  • Publisher : Available Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Brazil
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UTEXAS:059173022990920


Max and the Cats Book Description :

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 jaguar for company...