A Long Way Home

A Long Way Home

by Saroo Brierley

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 14/02/2017

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A true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds, now the major motion picture Lion starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a world away, he made global headlines. Saroo had become lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a couple in Australia. Despite being happy in his new family, Saroo always wondered about his origins. He spent hours staring at the map of India on his bedroom wall. When he was a young man the advent of Google Earth led him to pore over satellite images of the country for landmarks he recognised. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. Then he set off on a journey to find his mother. Lion- A Long Way Home is a moving and inspirational true story that celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit - hope.
ISBN:
9780143786504
Category:
Autobiography: general
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
14-02-2017
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
197x129x21mm
Weight:
0.21kg
Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley was born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

He lives in Hobart, Tasmania.

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