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Yann Martel Message Board 11/24/2005 11:28:00 AM
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Author Martel's Book Reviews

Life of Pi
A teenaged boy discovers the power of storytelling to make life bearable. Early on, he renames himself "Pi". While still a teenager in his native India, he finds himself deeply attracted to not one but three religions. He becomes a devoted follower of all of them, much to the consternation of his religious teachers. His father is a zookeeper, and growing up at the zoo, he comes to see it as a place of refuge for the animals, away from the stress and ...