The Resource A long way home, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose

A long way home, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose

Label
A long way home
Title
A long way home
Statement of responsibility
Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in a poor village in India, Saroo lived hand-to-mouth in a one room hut with his mother and three siblings... until at age five, he mistakenly boarded a train by himself, and ended up in Calcutta, all the way across the country. Uneducated, illiterate, and unable to recall the name of his hometown, he managed to survive for weeks on that city's rough streets. Soon after, he was adopted by a couple in Tasmania. But despite growing up in a loving upper-middle class Aussie family, Saroo still clung to the last memories of his hometown and family in India, and always wondered if he'd ever find them again. Amazingly, twenty-five years later, with some dogged determination and a heap of luck -- and the advent of Google Earth -- he did
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brierley, Saroo
Dewey number
920.00920946
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1090L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Buttrose, Larry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • East Indians
  • Adopted children
  • Birthparents
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Adopted children
  • Birthparents
  • East Indians
  • Families
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Travel
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Hobart (Tas.)
  • Kolkata (India)
  • Australia
  • India
  • India
  • Tasmania
  • Tasmania
Label
A long way home, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Adapted into a 2016 motion picture titled Lion
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- Map: My journey across India
Control code
1725349
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Berkley trade paperback edition.
Extent
273 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780425276198
Lccn
2015295893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780425276198
  • (OCoLC)910633541
Label
A long way home, Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose
Publication
Copyright
Note
Adapted into a 2016 motion picture titled Lion
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- Map: My journey across India
Control code
1725349
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Berkley trade paperback edition.
Extent
273 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780425276198
Lccn
2015295893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780425276198
  • (OCoLC)910633541

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