Multcolib Picks: While you wait for...Life of Pi
Annotation:When Haroun's father, The Shah of Blah, loses his skill to tell stories, Haroun embarks on a quest to find the magic that will restore his abilities. Along the way he encounters fascinating creatures and a battle between good and evil.
Annotation:The journalistic narrative of Luis Valesco who survived 10 days at sea, experiencing harsh weather, shark encounters, hallucinations, and despair, as well as moments of poetic connection.
Annotation:Henry DeTamble has a rare medical condition that causes him to involuntarily travel in time while his wife stays on the normal natural course. Their story pushes the boundaries of fate, love and time.
Annotation:One day, the entire Iberian Peninsula breaks off from Continental Europe and casts away across the ocean, leaving only 5 people and a dog to survive on the floating island.
Annotation:An orphan boy Hsun-ching and the Mysterious Colonel Sun travel together from Mainland China to San Francisco in search of a Buddha scripture called The Laughing Sutra.
Annotation:A poor man lays dying on the floor of a Bombay apartment building. As he recalls the stories of his youth and early adulthood, the question emerges: is he possibly the reincarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu?
Annotation:A father and son's cross-country trip by motorcycle becomes a philosophical journey questioning faith, science, and existence.
Annotation:After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan, and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger.
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Life of Pi tells a story of survival and tribulation. Pi is a keen observer of the natural world and a seeker after truth, and that stands him in good stead at home in India, and in the middle of the ocean. While you wait for your copy, take a look at these titles that explore similar themes.