Lion Audiobook Cover

Lion

Vikas Adam

In the audiobook 'Lion', Saroo Brierley recounts his remarkable journey of survival and triumph. Lost on a train in India at the age of five, Brierley managed to survive alone on the streets of Calcutta before being adopted by an Australian couple. Fueled by his gratitude and curiosity, Brierley spent years searching for his origins using Google Earth. Miraculously, he found his hometown and set off on a journey to reunite with his family. 'Lion' is a moving and inspirational true story that celebrates the power of hope. Narrated by Brierley and Larry Buttrose, this audiobook brings the story to life with emotion and authenticity.

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Description

Lion: A Journey of Survival and Triumph

Have you ever felt lost? Really, truly lost? Imagine being a little boy, only five years old, stranded on a train in India, unable to read or write, not even knowing your own last name.

That is the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley, as told in his audiobook, 'Lion'. After getting lost on a train, Saroo survived alone on the streets of Calcutta for weeks before being adopted by a couple in Australia.

The Unforgettable Journey

Brierley's gratitude towards his adoptive parents was immense, but he always wondered about his origins. What happened to his family? Where did he come from? He felt a deep longing to find out.

Years later, with the advent of Google Earth, Saroo had a chance to finally discover the secrets of his past. Using satellite images, he painstakingly searched for landmarks and mathematical equations that might lead him back home.

A Miraculous Discovery

After years of tireless searching, Saroo found what he had been looking for - a way to reconnect with his family. With unwavering hope and determination, he set off on a journey to India, a journey that would change his life forever.

'Lion' is a deeply moving and inspirational tale of survival and triumph against all odds. It reminds us of the incredible power of hope and the strength of the human spirit. Despite facing unimaginable challenges, Saroo never gave up on his quest to find his family.

An Audiobook That Touches Hearts

Narrated by Saroo Brierley himself and Larry Buttrose, 'Lion' takes listeners on an emotional rollercoaster. Brierley's intimate and personal storytelling puts you right in the shoes of the young boy lost in a strange land, feeling his fear and loneliness.

But it's not just a story of hardship; it's also a story of love and resilience. It reminds us of the strength we can find within ourselves when faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

About the Authors

Saroo Brierley is the author of 'Lion' and the main protagonist of this incredible journey. Larry Buttrose contributes to the audiobook as a writer, adding his own insights and perspectives.

Blackstone Audio, Inc. has published this gripping audiobook, ensuring that every word from Saroo's story is brought to life with clarity and authenticity.

Additional Info

Book Name: Lion
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Saroo BrierleyLarry Buttrose
Narrators: Vikas Adam
Genres: Relationships, Parenting & Personal Development
Audiobook Length: 7H28M
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Language: English
Publish Date: 2015-12-27
Last Price: 7.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the book 'Lion' about?

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. He always wondered about his origins and with the help of Google Earth, he found his way back to his family.

Who is the author of 'Lion'?

The author of 'Lion' is Saroo Brierley, with Larry Buttrose as the writer.

What is the publisher of 'Lion'?

The publisher of 'Lion' is Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What is the book's genre?

The book 'Lion' is a moving and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds.

What does the book celebrate?

The book 'Lion' celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit: hope.

Reviews

13 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emily 30-Sep-2023

    I absolutely loved this audiobook! Saroo Brierley's journey as a young boy who gets separated from his family and his incredible determination to find them again is both heart-wrenching and inspiring. The narration by Larry Buttrose brings Saroo's story to life in such a captivating way. I couldn't stop listening.

  • Ja
    Jake 05-Oct-2023

    This audiobook had me hooked from the very beginning. Saroo Brierley's story is so powerful and moving, and the way it is written and narrated makes you feel like you are right there with him. Highly recommended!

  • So
    Sophie 19-Oct-2023

    I can't say enough good things about this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's story is one of resilience and hope, and it is beautifully told. Larry Buttrose's narration is top-notch and really adds another layer of depth to the story. A must-listen!

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    Max 03-Nov-2023

    Wow, just wow! This audiobook is a rollercoaster of emotions. Saroo Brierley's journey is filled with twists and turns, and you can't help but root for him throughout. Larry Buttrose's narration is superb and really brings the story to life. Highly recommend!

  • Ol
    Olivia 19-Nov-2023

    I was completely engrossed in this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's story is so captivating, and Larry Buttrose's narration is phenomenal. It's a beautiful and emotional journey that will stay with you long after you finish listening. Absolutely loved it!

  • Be
    Ben 24-Dec-2023

    This audiobook had me hooked from the very first chapter. Saroo Brierley's story is one that will tug at your heartstrings and inspire you. Larry Buttrose's narration is excellent and really brings the story to life. Highly recommend!

  • Lu
    Lucy 11-Jan-2024

    I couldn't put this audiobook down. Saroo Brierley's story is so captivating and his determination is truly admirable. The narration by Larry Buttrose is fantastic, making this an absolute must-listen. I highly recommend it!

  • Da
    Daniel 25-Jan-2024

    Saroo Brierley's story is absolutely incredible, and this audiobook does it justice. Larry Buttrose's narration is superb, and he really brings Saroo's journey to life. This is a story of hope, resilience, and ultimately, love. Highly recommend!

  • Gr
    Grace 02-Feb-2024

    I was completely blown away by this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's story is so moving and his determination to find his family is truly inspiring. Larry Buttrose's narration is excellent, and I couldn't stop listening. Highly recommend!

  • Os
    Oscar 11-Feb-2024

    This audiobook is a true gem. Saroo Brierley's story is powerful and the way it is narrated by Larry Buttrose is absolutely captivating. It's a story that will stay with you long after you finish listening. Highly recommend!

  • Av
    Ava 02-Mar-2024

    I was hooked from the very first minute of this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's journey is incredible, and the narration by Larry Buttrose is fantastic. It's a story of hope, family, and the power of never giving up. Highly recommend!

  • Le
    Leo 18-May-2024

    I absolutely adored this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's story is so heartwarming and Larry Buttrose's narration adds an extra layer of emotion to it. It's a story that will make you appreciate the power of love and determination. Highly recommend!

  • Mi
    Mia 17-Jul-2024

    I couldn't stop listening to this audiobook. Saroo Brierley's story is so compelling and Larry Buttrose's narration is superb. It's a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. Highly recommend!

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