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Finding Gobi: a little dog with a very big heart

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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 Journey is 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 Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey by Dion Leonard.

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9780718098575
9780785216278
9781536693270
9780718098520
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MG+
Level 6.3, 11 Points
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Full title finding gobi a little dog with a very big heart
Author leonard dion
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 02:47:22AM

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display_description Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathoner, encountered a stray dog while he was racing through the Gobi Desert in China and Mongolia. The dog kept pace with him for nearly 80 miles. Taking care of the dog gave Leonard a new perspective on life. He named the dog Gobi, and fought to bring her home with him with the help of strangers and a viral outpouring of assistance on the internet.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Autobiographies, Dog adoption, Dog owners -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography, Dogs -- Biography, Dogs -- China -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Biography, Dogs -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Biography, Gobi -- (Dog), Human-animal relationships, Leonard, Dion, Male long-distance runners -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography, Ultra running -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China)
title_display Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart
title_full Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart / Dion Leonard, Finding Gobi : a little dog with a very big heart / Dion Leonard with Craig Borlase, Finding Gobi A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart
title_short Finding Gobi :
title_sub a little dog with a very big heart
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Dog adoption, Dog owners, Dogs, Gobi, Human-animal relationships, Leonard, Dion, Male long-distance runners, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations, Ultra running