Finding Gobi: Young Reader's Edition

The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey
Product Number: EB00701898
Released: Aug 29, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780718075323
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Bring home the incredible true story of a friendship so strong that it crosses the globe! You will love the inspiring tale of Gobi, a lost dog who kept pace with an ultramarathon runner, Dion Leonard, across a vast desert. Follow their unlikely friendship through the challenges of an 80-mile race and Dion's struggle to bring Gobi home for good. Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journeyis the incredible true story of Dion Leonard, a New York Times bestselling author and athlete, who was befriended by a stray dog while running an ultramarathon through the Gobi Desert. Named for the desert in which he found her, Gobi became Dion's closest companion for 77 miles of the 155-mile race across China. The scrappy little pup ran mile after mile alongside Dion, through treacherous conditions and across raging rivers. He let her sleep in his tent and share his food, and eventually, his focus shifted from winning to the newfound friendship he and Gobi shared. They crossed the finish line together-not first, but together-and Dion decided to bring Gobi home to Scotland. Just before they were about to leave, however, Gobi disappeared, setting off a worldwide search for the stray. In a town of more than 3 million people, the search seemed hopeless, but this tale of friendship will surprise and delight you as you find out what happens! Join the almost too-good-to-be-true story of hope, friendship, and beating incredible odds in FindingGobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journeyby Dion Leonard.

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Author(s): Dion Leonard
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Aug 29, 2017

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Author(s): Dion Leonard
Product Number DD35299
Released: Aug 29, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781520085906

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