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release date: Jun 02, 2015
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A Long Way Home: A Memoir
First it was a media sensation. Then it became the New York Times bestseller and #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards!

This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again...


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.
release date: Feb 28, 2017
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Lion: A Long Way Home Young Readers' Edition
The young readers' edition of the true story that inspired Lion, the Academy Award nominated film starring Dev Patel, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. 

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. When he was a young man the advent of Google Earth led him to pore over satellite images of India for landmarks he recognized. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off on a journey to find his mother.

This edition features new material from Saroo about his childhood, including a new foreword and a Q&A about his experiences and the process of making the film.


"The emotional journey of Saroo Brierley (Patel) . . . will melt hearts around the globe."—People magazine

"Amazing stuff."—The New York Post
release date: Nov 01, 2016
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Lion (Movie Tie-In)
First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards!

This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again...


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.

Lion 
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.


Previously published as A Long Way Home
release date: Jul 14, 2020
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LARGO CAMINO A CASA, UN-BOOKET
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release date: Jun 21, 2016
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Un largo camino a casa: para saber quién eres debes saber de dónde vienes
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release date: Jul 14, 2020
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A Long Way Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley (2014-06-12)
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release date: Nov 01, 2016
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Lion (Movie tie-in edition)
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara, this #1 international best-seller tells 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.

“Amazing stuff.” –The New York Post


“So incredible that sometimes it reads like a work of fiction.” –
Winnipeg Free Press (Canada)

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.

Lion 
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.
release date: Jul 14, 2020
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Lion Droga do domu
Lion. Droga do domuSlumdog byl poruszajaca fikcja.
Te historie napisalo zycie.\n \nDwadziescia piec lat rozlaki.
Ponad milion kilometrow kwadratowych do przeszukania.
I chlopiec, ktory zrobi wszystko, aby po latach odnalezc utracona rodzine.\n \n \nPiecioletni Saroo zostaje sam na dworcu kolejowym. Szukajac starszego brata, wsiada do przypadkowego pociagu i zmeczony…
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release date: Jul 14, 2020
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Uma Longa Jornada Para Casa (Em Portuguese do Brasil)
Aos 5 anos, Saroo pede ao irmão mais velho que o deixe acompanhá-lo à cidade onde ele passava os dias em busca de dinheiro e comida. Durante a viagem, o menino adormece. Ao despertar, confuso, se vê sozinho na estação de trem. Ele não sabe onde está o irmão, mas vê um trem parado. Imaginando que Guddu poderia estar lá dentro, Saroo embarca no vagão, e isso o faz atravessar a Índia. Sem saber ler nem escrever, e sem ideia do nome de sua cidade natal ou do próprio sobrenome, ele é obrigado a sobreviver sozinho nas ruas de Calcutá até ser levado para uma agência de adoção e ser escolhido por um casal australiano. Os anos se passam e, ainda que se sinta extremamente agradecido pela nova oportunidade que os Brierleys lhe proporcionaram, Saroo não esquece suas origens. Até que, com o advento do Google Earth, ele tem a oportunidade de procurar pela agulha no palheiro que costumava chamar de casa, e investiga nas imagens de satélite os marcos que poderia reconhecer do pouco que se lembra de sua cidade. Um dia, depois de muito tempo de procura, Saroo encontra o que buscava, mas o que acreditava ser o fim da jornada é apenas um novo começo.
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release date: Jul 14, 2020
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Lion
Five-year-old Saroo fell asleep in a train one evening as he waited for his elder brother to fetch him. When he awoke, he found himself amidst unknown faces, lost in faraway Calcutta. Poor, unable to read or write, Saroo struggled to survive alone on the streets of the crowded metropolis, before he was adopted by an Australian couple.Years later, Saroo met students from India at his college in Canberra and embarked on what appeared an impossible search for his childhood town. He began to piece together the bits he had carefully memorized, poring over satellite images in Google Earth. Eventually, twenty-five years after he had got lost, Saroo was able to trace his home town to Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, where he set off to look for his mother.Lion is an inspiring true story of the power of hope and what the human will can achieve in the face of insurmountable odds. About the Author :- Saroo Brierley was born in 1981 and adopted by his Australian parents when he was five years old. His story of how he found his birth family made global news and has now been turned into a feature film, Lion. Saroo lives and works in Tasmania.
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