The Resource Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart, Dion Leonard, (electronic resource)

Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart, Dion Leonard, (electronic resource)

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Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart
Title
Finding Gobi
Title remainder
a little dog with a very big heart
Statement of responsibility
Dion Leonard
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A man, a dog, and the lengths to which love will go to sacrifice for its companion. Finding Gobi is the miraculous tale of Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultra marathon runner who crosses paths with a stray dog while competing in a 150-mile race through the Gobi Desert in China. The lovable pup, who would later earn the name Gobi, proved that what she lacked in size, she more than made up for in heart, as she went step for step with Dion over the Tian Shan Mountains, across massive sand dunes, through yurt villages and the black sands of the Gobi Desert, keeping pace with him for nearly 80 miles. As Dion witnessed the incredible determination and heart of this small animal, he found his own heart undergoing a change as well. Whereas in the past these races were all about winning and being the best, his goal now was to make sure he and Gobi's friendship continued well after the finish line. He found himself letting Gobi sleep in his tent at night, giving her food and water out of his own limited supply, and carrying her across numerous rivers, even when he knew it would mean putting him behind in the race, or worse, prevent him from finishing at all. Although Dion did not cross the finish line first, he felt he had won something even greater - a new outlook on life and a new friend that he planned on bringing home as soon as arrangements were made. However, before he could take her home, Gobi went missing in the sprawling Chinese city where she was being kept. Dion, with the help of strangers and a viral outpouring of assistance on the internet, set out to track her down, and reunite forever with the amazing animal that changed his life and proved to him and the world that miracles are possible
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leonard, Dion
Dewey number
636.70092/9
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Bubb
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bubb, Simon
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Male long-distance runners
  • Leonard, Dion
  • Human-animal relationships
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart, Dion Leonard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11844397
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11844397
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 37 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11844397
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11844397
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart, Dion Leonard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11844397
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11844397
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 37 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11844397
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11844397
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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