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Man Booker Prize Winners (1997-2014)

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Life of Pi (2002)
By Yann Martel

Yann Martel weaves an imaginative tale of faith in his adventurous novel, Life of Pi. The main character, Pi Patel, is the 16-year-old son of a zookeeper in India. The family packs up its menagerie and sets out for Canada, but is shipwrecked during their journey across the Pacific. Drifting for 227 days on a life raft, Pi faces the elements, battling his own hunger and imagination to survive.

Fun Fact: Yann Martel is a Canadian author, born in Spain, who was inspired to write Life of Pi during a trip to India.

Next: Vernon God Little (2003)
By DBC Pierre


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