Senior Planet Book Club: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

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Welcome to the second week discussing…..

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

For week two of our April book club, please read the following sections by Tuesday, April 23th:

  1. A New Life
  2. My Mum’s Journey
  3. Growing Up
  4. Resuming the Search

Then head to the comments section below to share your thoughts about the assigned reading.

We’ll meet over Zoom to discuss the full book on Thursday, May 2 at 4:30pm EDT.

Here is how you can obtain a copy of A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley:

Borrow Online

Most libraries in the U.S. allow patrons to borrow e-books or audiobooks through online systems or applications you can download to your smartphone. OverDrive and Hoopla are two of the most popular services. A Long Way Home is currently available on OverDrive HERE. If you are in New York State, you can apply for a library card online HERE.

Order a Hard Copy

Contact your local bookstore to see if they are shipping books! We highly encourage you to support the independently owned bookstores in your area.


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Order on Amazon for $13.76

Read on Your Smartphone, E-Reader or Tablet

Purchase on Kindle: $13.99

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Purchase on Nook: $13.99

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Having any issues getting the book? Call (888) 713-3495 for assistance!

Are you new to the book club? Joining is easy! Follow these simple steps:

  1. Obtain a copy of the current book.
  2. Read the book club article (updated every Tuesday) to find out the assigned chapters for each week.
  3. After reading a section of the book, share your thoughts in the comments section of this article below.
  4. Finally, at the end of the month, join us on Zoom for our group discussion with fellow readers. (The next Zoom session will take place on Thursday, May 2nd at 4:30pm ET. Click here for more details!)

What did you think of the reading assignment? Comment below to share your thoughts!

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