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What is the name of the tiger in The Life of Pi by Yann Martel? - 01/30/2013
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We made it back to Brisbane in time for the floods this time. Great photo by Lil Foet, from Flickr, South Brisbane on the 6th January, 2013 Not that our house was flooded, it was long ago placed carefully on a hillside and I'm grateful. We did lose power however. One of our neighbourhood trees in Dorchester Street stopped holding on for a second or two in the wild wind and that was all it took. The powerlines tried to catch it and, with some help from an optus cable and at least four poles, they did, but the power leaked everywhere until some kind person or machine turned off the switch and plunged us into darkness and refused us entry into the world of the Australian Open Singles final story. Oh well, I had worked out who was going to triumph in that particular hero's journey when ex-cyclone Oswald took his revenge. Perhaps more meaningfully, I did get to realize how dependent on electricity I have become - no power, no fridge, no computer and no TV and not much awareness of the trauma a whole lot of people went through with the 'cyclonic event'. We did get to enjoy lots of candles and to realise how humid Brisbane can get even the wind is 'cyclonic'. The treat last night was getting out the little green ukulele after our dinner by candlelight and playing and singing songs to each other. Earlier we had sought refuge in a nearby cinema, air conditioned of course, and were suitably entertained by 'The Life of Pi'. As Pi and the tiger were surviving great storms in the Pacific ...

What is the name of the tiger in The Life of Pi by Yann Martel?



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