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Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Christina Hale
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   Part 1
1IsaacLuriaThe great 16th century kabbalist.
 Bullock Reporter.
 Tirler Reporter who talked about Sloths being vegetarian.
 Lakshimi Goddess of wealth.
 RichardParkerBengal tiger in the lifeboat with Pi. Professional hunter.
3FrancisAdirubasamySantosh Patel's family friend. A good swimmer.
 Ravi Pi's brother.
 PiscineMolitor PatelProtagonist. Narrator. aka: Pissing Patel, Pi.
4SantoshPatelPi's father. Founder, owner, and director of Pondicherry Zoo.
5WitnessSimonPi's friend. aka: Peter.
 Matthew Pi's friend. aka: Levi.
 Muhammad The prophet in Mecca.
 PetitSeminairePetit Seminaire - Pi's secondary school.
 KapilDevCaptain of the cricket team in Pi's school.
 GanapathyKumarPi's classmate.
 VipinNathPi's classmate.
 ShamshoolHudhaPi's classmate.
 PeterDharmarajPi's classmate.
 AjithGiadsonPi's classmate.
 SampathSaronaPi's classmate.
 StanleyKumarPi's classmate.
 SylvesterNaveenPi's classmate.
 MansoorAhamadPi's classmate.
 GauthamSelvarajPi's classmate.
 ArunAnnajiPi's classmate.
7SatishKumarPi's biology teacher. Atheist.
 Peak A male rhino.
 Summit A female rhino.
 Mrs.GandhiIndian activist.
8Sita The girl who was kidnapped by Ravana.
 Rama Sita's husband. The most human of Avatars.
 Ravana The evil King of Lanka.
 Dr.AtalPondicherry Zoo's veterinarian.
 GitaPatelPi's mother.
 Sitaram Pi's favorite zookeeper.
 Babu Cat-type animal zookeeper.
 Mahisha Pi's bengal tiger patriarch.
13Mr.HedigerZoo director of Basel Zoo and Zurich Zoo.
16Rohini Pi's aunt.
 Braham Pi's God. The same as Christ.
 LordKrishnaPi's God.
 AuntieJiPi's foster mother.
17FatherMartinCatholic priest.
 Yoshoda Baby Krishna's foster mother.
29Karunanidhi The chief ministry.
30MeenaPatelRavi's wife.
31Raj Pi's friend.
 Mrs.RadhakrishnaA friend of Pi's mother.
34Elfie A chimpanzee who came from Manila Zoo.
35Tsimtsum A Japanese cargo ship that sank.
36Nikhil Pi's son. aka: Nick.
 Tata Pi's dog.
 Usha Pi's young daughter.
   Part 2
42OrangeJuiceThe beloved matriarch of Borneo Orang-utan in their family zoo.
48ThirstyNonegivenRichard Parker's name in the paper.
63CaptainBlighMan who survived 47 days at sea.
 StevenCallahanMan who survived 76 days at sea.
 OwenChaseMan who survived 83 days at sea.
 Poon Korean merchant sailor.
 Pimphoo The whale Pi met at sea.
 Bamphoo Pimphoo's whale friend.
 Mumphoo Pimphoo's whale friend.
 Tomphoo Pimphoo's whale friend.
 Stimphoo Pimphoo's whale friend.
   Part 3
95TomihiroOkamotoAt maritime department of Japanese Ministry of Transport.
 AtsuroChibaJunior colleague. Mr. Okamoto's assistant.
98Hyena Frenchman cook who kills Pi's mother and sailor. aka: Cook.
 TaiwaneseSailorThe zebra in Pi's story. Was killed by Hyena.
 
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