A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley audiobook

A Long Way Home

By Saroo Brierley , with Larry Buttrose
Read by Vikas Adam

Blackstone Publishing 9780399169281

Unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781482996197

  • ISBN: 9781482996173

  • ISBN: 9781482996180

  • ISBN: 9781483013190

Runtime: 7.47 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

An Audible Editors Top Pick

A School Library Journal Top Pick of Adult Audiobooks for Teens

A Library Journal Best Audiobook of 2014

At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia.

Despite his gratitude, Brierley always wondered about his origins. Eventually, with the advent of Google Earth, he had the opportunity to look for the needle in a haystack he once called home and pore over satellite images for landmarks he might recognize or mathematical equations that might further narrow down the labyrinthine map of India. One day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off to find his family.

A Long Way Home is a moving, poignant, and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit: hope. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An incredible story.” BBC
“Vikas Adam’s rich voice and smooth delivery results in a polished performance of this miraculous memoir. Verdict: Recommend to all biography/memoir listeners, especially those who enjoy stories of families reunited against long odds.” Library Journal (starred review)

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Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Saroo Brierley

Author Bio: Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost birthplace half a world away, and his story made global headlines. That story is being published in several languages around the world and has been adapted into a major feature film. He was born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD, Playaway
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 7.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English