Finding Goby kindle ☆ 239 pages

mobi Ç Finding Goby ´ Dion Leonard

Ion over the treacherous Tian Shan Mountains managing to keep pace with him for nearly milesAs Dion witnessed the incredible determination of this small animal he felt something change within himself In the past he had always focused on winning and being the best but his goal now was simply to make sure that his new friend was safe nourished and hydrated Although Dion did not finish first he felt he had won so In 2016 Dion Leonard was running ultra marathons in the Gobi desert the race was 1555 miles long he picked up a stray that kept pace with him over 89 miles my heart was melting Dion felt a bond come between them that he didn't want to give upLeonard then takes it upon himself to make sure he doesn't lose Gobi again what he his wife Lucja try get him into his hometown of Edinburgh that is like jumping over hoops both wouldn't give up hopeAll I will say now is this book is a story of unbidden love man has for his dog the lengths they go to to stay together this pulled at my heartstrings I had a lot of emotions go through me as we learnt about Dion's upbringing broke my heart his childhood friend Deon who stood by him no matter whatIf you love animal stories that are true read this your heart will break as mine did right through out this true story

book Finding Goby

Finding GobyMething far greater and promised to bring Gobi back to the UK for good to become a new addition to his family This was the start of a journey neither of them would ever forget with a roller coaster ride of drama grief heartbreak joy and love that changed their lives foreverFinding Gobi is the ultimate story of hope of resilience and of friendship proving once again that dogs really are ‘man’s best friend Very sweet book about a man who falls in love with a stray dog and all the dramas he went through in order to bring that dog home with himDion was running in a 5 day marathon across China's Gobi Desert when he first met the canine love of his life She attached herself to him at the start of the race and kept up with him for almost 80 miles 128 km He is soon wrapped around her little paw and can't even consider abandoning her when the marathon finishes So the process of bringing the newly named Gobi home to Edinburgh Scotland beginsUntil all the intricate arrangements can be made he is faced with leaving her in the care of Chinese locals and she disappears hence the title Finding Gobi Thankfully the incredible journey and it certainly has its mysterious moments regarding the disappearance has a positive endingIf you like nonfiction dog stories you'll probably love this one3 Stars I liked the book I enjoyed it I'm glad I read it

Dion Leonard ´ Finding Goby eBook

Finding Goby kindle ☆ 239 pages ☆ ❴Download❵ ➵ Finding Goby Author Dion Leonard – Like A Streecat Named Bob before it Finding Gobi is a truly heart warming story for animal lovers worldwideIn 2016 Dion Leonard a seasoned ultramarathon runner unexpectedly stumbled across a little st Like A StLike A Streecat Named Bob before it Finding Gobi is a truly heart warming story for animal lovers worldwideIn Dion Leonard a seasoned ultramarathon runner unexpectedly stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling mile race across the Gobi Desert The lovable pup who earned the name ‘Gobi’ proved that what she lacked in size she than made up for in heart as she went step for step with D Gotta Love Gobi The story begins when Dion Leonard takes a trip to China from Edinburgh to participate in a grueling 150 mile six day seven stage race in the excruciating heat of desert and dangerous mountain terrainthe biggest race of his short running career That unforgiving land is where Gobi appears out of the blue looks Dion in the eyes and adopts him as her ownso coolThe first half of the novel is pretty much dedicated to the race itself uite interesting its participants and how winning is not always the main goalsurprising and gratifying to hearand Yikes What an accomplishment to just finishin any positionThe second half explores the people of China an adventurous big spirited and loving little dog and the man who makes it his mission in life to bring her homedespite the many roadblocksdespite the frightening situations; and Wow the support from SO MANY kindhearted people in the world that made it possible would be interesting to find out what REALLY happened to Gobi during her mysterious absencedon't you think Many thanks to St Martin's Press and NetGalley for the complimentary ebook in exchange for review Enjoyed the journey