The Resource Lion, Saroo Brierley, (electronic resource)

Lion, Saroo Brierley, (electronic resource)

Label
Lion
Title
Lion
Statement of responsibility
Saroo Brierley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brierley, Saroo
Dewey number
920.00920946
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Vikas Adam
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adam, Vikas
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • Brierley, Saroo
  • East Indians
  • Adopted children
  • Birthparents
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Hobart (Tas.)
  • Kolkata (India)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Lion, Saroo Brierley, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11782927
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7:hr., 9: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470863258
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11782927
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11782927
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Lion, Saroo Brierley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11782927
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7:hr., 9: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470863258
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11782927
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11782927
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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