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A long way from home.

by Connie Briscoe

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Published by Avon in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 1999.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18464101M
ISBN 10006103021X

Our Teacher Edition on A Long Way Home can help. Previous. Intro. A Long Way Home Summary Next. Prologue. As an adult, Saroo stands in front of his childhood home in India. He’s in shock: the tiny house is clearly abandoned. A young woman appears out of the next house to help, and Saroo begins to list the people who lived in the house. The information about A Long Way from Home shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel.

A Long Way From Home displays many of the typically polychromatic Carey pleasures. There’s the picaresque plot the fascination with forgery and trickery, secrets hidden and revealed the wedding of a deeply comic vision to an acute sense of how all history is a record of barbarism. A Long Way Home: A Boy’s Incredible Journey from India to Australia and Back Again, is a memoir written by businessman and author Saroo Brierley. After being separated from his family and finding.

–) was one of the most prolific and sophisticated African American writers of the early twentieth century. A Jamaican-born author of poetry, short stories, novels, and nonfiction, McKay has often been associated with the "New Negro" or Harlem Renaissance, a movement of African American art, culture, and intellectualism between World War I and the Great Depression. And so begins Saroo Brierley’s great misadventure and his year search for home, which he recounts dramatically in A Long Way Home. That night, young Saroo becomes separated from his brother and begins several days of searching, begging and riding the rails in an attempt to find his brother or get back home.


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The fact that he survived before (and after) being discovered as homeless is a miracle in itself/5. A Long Way From Home book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Claude McKay (–) was one of the most prolific and sophi /5. A Long Way from Home opens during Madison's lifetime, when Susie and her daughter Clara serve the For an enslaved mother, daughter, and grandmother, Montpelier plantation in Virginia is a living hell- and the proprietor, at least initially, is none other than President James Madison.4/5.

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A Long Way Home is a non-fiction book by Indian-Australian businessman Saroo Brierley written together with Larry text was initially released in Australia on 24 June via Viking, then re-released internationally inand adapted into a major film in It is reported that Brierley currently writes a prequel to A Long Way Home, “the story of both my mothers Author: Saroo Brierley, Larry Buttrose.

First it was a media sensation. Then it became the New York Times bestseller and #1 international bestseller A Long Way it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards.

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“A Long Way from Home is a novel full of riches. The road race propels the plot along, but it’s really a book about cultural identity, about family, about the ability to empathise with others.

The road race propels the plot along, but it’s really a book about cultural identity, about family, about the ability to empathise with others. A Long Way from Home charts old territory and strikes out in new directions. It’s one of Carey’s best, and boldest, efforts yet.” —Anthony Domestico, The Boston Globe “Peter Carey’s new novel is a pretty remarkable beast Strange, tender, always somehow comical A wild, strange, magical ride of a book.”Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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