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LIFE OF PI - Uncorrected Proof of the True First Printing {Signed & Lined} ARC: Yann Martel LIFE OF PI - Uncorrected Proof of the True First Printing {Signed & Lined} ARC: Yann Martel LIFE OF PI - Uncorrected Proof of the True First Printing {Signed & Lined} ARC: Yann Martel

LIFE OF PI - Uncorrected Proof of the True First Printing {Signed & Lined} ARC

Yann Martel

Editorial: Knopf Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2001
ISBN 10: 0676973760 / ISBN 13: 9780676973761
Usado / Soft cover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Bag End Books (MISSISSAUGA, ON, Canada)
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Título: LIFE OF PI - Uncorrected Proof of the True ...

Editorial: Knopf Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada

Año de publicación: 2001

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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SIGNED on the Title Page by Yann Martel. Mr. Martel has also written in the missing key line which was inadvertently left out by the publisher in the true first printing: "And so it goes with God. p. 350." No inscription. A Rare Signed copy of the Uncorrected Proof of the True First Edition. Stated First Edition with complete number line to 1. The wraps are moderately creased (see photos). The book is internally marked with an orange spot on the fep/title page (see photo) and five pages at the end of the book also have some orange staining at the top edge, else a Very Good copy of the Rare Uncorrected Proof. Now protected in an acetate wrapper. This book won the Man Booker Prize and has sold more copies than any other Man Book Prize Winner. Made into a double Oscar Award Winning film by director Ang Lee. A Rare signed Uncorrected Proof (or Advanced Reading Copy). N° de ref. de la librería 002847

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Sinopsis: Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Pi Patel is an unusual boy. The son of a zookeeper, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior, a fervent love of stories, and practices not only his native Hinduism, but also Christianity and Islam. 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 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 him to tell them "the truth." After hours of coercion, Pi tells a second story, a story much less fantastical, much more conventional-but is it more true?
Life of Pi is at once a realistic, rousing adventure and a meta-tale of survival that explores the redemptive power of storytelling and the transformative nature of fiction. It's a story, as one character puts it, to make you believe in God.

Sinopsis: Since it won the 2002 Booker Prize, Life of Pi has gone on to sell nearly 2 million copies, it is the biggest selling winner of all time, and is widely regarded as a modern classic. It is a tale of disaster at sea. Both a boys' own adventure (for grown-ups) and a meditation on faith and the value of religious metaphor, it is one of the most extraordinary and original novels of recent times. In a new format, with a step-back cover, and with a new reading group guide, this is the ultimate edition of the book that is a perennial reading group favourite, and was recently featured in the Waterstone's list of the top 20 books of all time in the Daily Telegraph.

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