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A long way home : a memoir / Saroo Brierley ; with Larry Buttrose.

Brierley, Saroo (author.). Buttrose, Larry, 1952- (Added Author).

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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe 362.734 BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34026129763137 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington 920.0092/BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34037129282838 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington YA/920.0092/BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34037132342637 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck B BRIERLEY SAROO BRI (Text to phone) 34027130714655 Adult Biography Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield 362.734 B (Text to phone) 32518130365649 Adult Nonfiction Available -
New Milford Public Library B BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34021128029259 Adult Biography Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport B BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34000076080993 Adult Storage Available -
Southbury Public Library B BRIERLEY BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34019131079097 Adult Biography Available -
Stafford Library B BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34061128162965 Adult Biography Available -
Thomaston Public Library B BRIERLEY (Text to phone) 34020126917283 Adult Biography Available -
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Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- My journey across India.
Summary, etc.: This is the miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and home, but an identity long-since left behind. 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, he 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. This is a true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit: hope. When the author used Google Earth to find his long-lost birthplace half a world away, his story made global headlines. That story is being published in several languages around the world and is currently being adapted into a major feature film. The author was born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India. He currently lives in Hobart, Tasmania. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brierley, Saroo
Brierley, Saroo Family
Brierley, Saroo Travel India
East Indians Australia Biography
Adopted children Australia Tasmania Biography
Birthparents India Identification
Intercountry adoption Australia Tasmania
Intercountry adoption India
Hobart (Tas.) Biography
Kolkata (India) Biography
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