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    • Sara Hinckley

      Life of Pi is one of my all-time favorite books. Drawing from religious philosophy, survival narratives such as Adrift by Steven Callahan, and (famously) Max and the Cats by Moacyr Scliar, it is an amazingly creative and complete work of its own. It’s an adventure novel, an allegory, an existential quest. Surreal, haunting, wrenching. Magical.

    • Waukegan Public Library

      Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Pi Patel, a sixteen-year-old emigrant from India, finds himself aboard a lifeboat with a small menagerie of zoo animals, including a 450 pound hungry tiger named Richard Parker. This is a strange and beautiful story that defies conventional explanation - a story, as one character says - to make you believe in God.

    • Books & Bobbins

      Book club book 1, Jan/Feb 2014. Such a good book!!! This was my first time reading this book and I thought it was excellent!

    • Mae Jagodzinski

      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.

    • M a n d y

      Read for book club/ movie outing. The story of an Indian boy trapped in a lifeboat for 7 months with a Bengal tiger after their ship sinks. I need to read this before I see the movie!

    • Maryanne Reilly-Spong

      Life of Pi - reading this with the neighborhood book club right now.

    • Clara Blocker

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    • Kathy Thornton

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    • Jordan Via

      On my reading list!

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