The Resource Lion, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose

Lion, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose

Label
Lion
Title
Lion
Statement of responsibility
Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Title variation
  • Lion
  • A long way home
Title variation remainder
as a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, from Australia, I found my way back. This is what happened in between
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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. Always wondered about his origins, and with the advent of Google Earth, he had the opportunity to look for the needle in a haystack he once called home. After years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off to find his family
  • A young man rediscovers not only his childhood life and home, but an identity long-since left behind
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 362.73409946
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Lion, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Label
Lion, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Previously published as A long way home."
  • "Now a major motion picture" -- cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Remembering -- Getting lost -- Survival -- Salvation -- A new life -- My mum's journey -- Growing up -- Resuming the search -- Finding home -- Meeting my mother -- Reconnection -- Reaching out -- Returning -- Epilogue -- Map: My journey across India
Control code
ocn949869380
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
New American Library trade paperback edition.
Extent
273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399584695
Lccn
2014003745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)949869380

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