Yann Martel
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Yann Martel

Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Yann Martel, the son of diplomats, was born in Spain in 1963. He grew up in Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Alaska, and Canada and as an adult has spent time in Iran, Turkey, and India. After studying philosophy in college, he worked at various odd jobs until he began earning his living as a writer at the age of twenty-seven. He lives in Montreal.
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To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.


Yann Martel
Life of Pi

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