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Author: Saroo Brierley Narrator: Vikas Adam Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2014 ISBN: 9781482996166
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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. 

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Quotes & Awards

  • “An incredible story.”

    BBC

  • “Vikas Adam’s rich voice and smooth delivery results in a polished performance of this miraculous memoir. Verdict: Recommend to all biography/memoir listeners, especially those who enjoy stories of families reunited against long odds.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • A Library Journal Best Audiobook of 2014
  • A School Library Journal Top Pick of Adult Audiobooks for Teens
  • An Audible Editors Top Pick

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About the Author

Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost birthplace half a world away, and his story made global headlines. That story is being published in several languages around the world and has been adapted into a major feature film. He was born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India.

About the Narrator

Vikas Adam is a classically trained actor with numerous credits in stage, film, commercials, and television, in addition to his over one hundred recorded audiobooks. An Audie Award nominee, he has garnered many awards for his narrations, including seven AudioFile Earphones Awards and various Best of the Year lists.