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Life of Pi

Life of Pi


by Yann Martel

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Chapter 1


1. What were the narrator's two majors in college?
2. On what animal was his thesis written?
3. From which department did he win awards?
4. Who has stayed with the narrator?
5. Where was the hospital?


1. Religious studies and zoology
2. The three-toed sloth
3. The department of zoology
4. Richard Parker
5. Mexico