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Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Isaac Luria, whom Pi mentions in the second paragraph of Chapter 1, is one of the only references to Judaism in Life of Pi. (Source)

A Chinese sailor, Poon Lim, holds the record for surviving the most days at sea alone. He spent 133 days at sea. Pi spent 227. (Source)

Life of Pi was released on September 11, 2001 in Canada. (Source)

Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy is the book Yann Martel would take to a desert island. (Source)

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