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Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012
Time: 7:30pm
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Life of Pi
Yann Martell

November 13th 6:30 pm

"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 flees to the jungle, never to be seen again. The Japanese authorities who of coercion, Pi tells a second story, a story much less fantastical, much more conventional—but is it more true?"