Finding Gobi



Finding Gobi New York Times Bestseller ListLeonard And Gobi S Story Represents The Power Of People Working Together And The Profound Depth Of Feeling Possible Between A Man And His Dog Publishers WeeklyA Man, A Dog, And The Lengths To Which Love Will Go To Sacrifice For Its Companion Finding Gobi Is The Miraculous Tale Of Dion Leonard, A Seasoned Ultramarathon Runner Who Crosses Paths With A Stray Dog While Competing In A 155 Mile Race Through The Gobi Desert In China The Lovable Pup, Who Would Later Earn The Name Gobi, Proved That What She Lacked In Size, She Than Made Up For In Heart, As She Went Step For Step With Dion Over The Tian Shan Mountains, Across Massive Sand Dunes, Through Yurt Villages And The Black Sands Of The Gobi Desert, Keeping Pace With Him For 77 Miles.As Dion Witnessed The Incredible Determination And Heart Of This Small Animal, He Found His Own Heart Undergoing A Change As Well Whereas In The Past These Races Were All About Winning And Being The Best, His Goal Now Was To Make Sure He And Gobi S Friendship Continued Well After The Finish Line He Found Himself Letting Gobi Sleep In His Tent At Night, Giving Her Food And Water Out Of His Own Limited Supply, And Carrying Her Across Numerous Rivers, Even When He Knew It Would Mean Putting Him Behind In The Race, Or Worse, Prevent Him From Finishing At All Although Dion Did Not Cross The Finish Line First, He Felt He Had Won Something Even Greater A New Outlook On Life And A New Friend That He Planned On Bringing Home As Soon As Arrangements Were Made However, Before He Could Take Her Home, Gobi Went Missing In The Sprawling Chinese City Where She Was Being Kept Dion, With The Help Of Strangers And A Viral Outpouring Of Assistance On The Internet, Set Out To Track Her Down, And Reunite Forever With The Amazing Animal That Changed His Life And Proved To Him And The World That Miracles Are Possible

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[Read] ➳ Finding Gobi  By Dion Leonard – Oldtimertips.us
  • Kindle Edition
  • 267 pages
  • Finding Gobi
  • Dion Leonard
  • 09 February 2017

10 thoughts on “Finding Gobi

  1. Brenda says:

    Dion Leonard, an Australian living in Edinburgh, Scotland, was in China for the 155 mile race through the Gobi Desert when a small brown ball of fluff with big eyes attached herself to him As he ran each leg of the race, the dog kept pace with him At one stage they crossed a water course, and when she called to him from the bank, Dion turned and picked her up, carrying her across When it was obvious the little dog would remain by his side, he named her Gobi her courage and tenacity was outs Dion Leonard, an Australian living in Edinburgh, Scotland, was in China for the 155 mile race through the Gobi Desert when a small brown ball of fluff with big eyes attached herself to him As he ran each leg of the race, the dog kept pace with him At one stage they crossed a water course, and when she called to him from the bank, Dion turned and picked her up, carrying her across When it was obvious the little dog would remain by his side, he named her Gobi her courage and ...

  2. Kirsti says:

    Yep, here s another one Most people who follow my reviews soon realize I read A LOT of animal memoir books As soon as one becomes available, I must have it They almost never fail to disappoint, and this one was no exception.Dion Leonard is an extreme runner, after taking up the sport because his girlfriend wife became interested in running as a sport and encouraged him to join her Not one to take things by halves, Dion found himself competing at an elite level, racing some top notch runners Yep, here s another one Most people who follow my reviews soon realize I read A LOT of animal memoir books As soon as one becomes available, I must have it They almost never fail to disappoint, and this one was no exception.Dion Leonard is an extreme runner, after taking up the sport because his girlfriend wife became interested in running as a sport and encouraged him to join her Not one to take things by halves, Dion found himself competing at an elite level, racing some top notch runners across harsh terrain and extreme temperatures Along the way a little dog whom Dion called Gobi appeared beside him, and this book is not just the race, but the race to get Gobi back to the UK to joi...

  3. Julie says:

    It s 4am and I just finished this book A beautiful story of doggy devotion and perseverance Dion s determination to save his little friend and to give her a forever home is inspirational If you love dogs you absolutely must read this.

  4. Sean Peters says:

    What Can I say I missed this story and the internet chaos the first time aroundBut I am so happy with this book I know the story thankfully This his an incredible heart warming, touching, fantastic story, with warmth, humble that touches your heart,so if like me you are an animal lover.I understand fully how the love of an animal can touch your heart, so much and would have done exactly the same as Dion.This is not only a story of an incredible dog, but of an incredible couple What Can I say I missed this story and the internet chaos the first time aroundBut I am so happy with this book I know the story thankfully This his an incredible heart warming, touching, fantastic story, with warmth, humble that touches your heart,so if like me you are an animal lover.I understand fully how the love of an animal can touch your heart, so much and would have done exactly the same as Dion.This is not only a story of an incredible dog, but of an incredible couple, who changed their lives for six months to bring back the lovely dog GobiDion writes this book from the heart, and his story explains his character, a story that shows the man he is, a man that I admire and respect for his heart and courage to battle through some hard times.A story that touches you, how good mankin...

  5. Lauren Blakely says:

    Mad huge big extraordinary love for this story A great book for all ages A story of hope, love, kindness and generosity And dogs

  6. Natalie Ward says:

    So lucky to be able to read an advance copy of this book I ve followed the story from the very start and it is not just inspirational but heartwarming to know there are people that care this much Beautiful story.

  7. ||Swaroop|| says:

    Finding Gobi is a rollercoaster and thrilling ride This book is well written and an interesting read This is another example of how dogged determination and faith will always have a positive result and an outcome The heartwarming story of Dion Leonard and Gobi It represents the amazing connection between a human being and a dog and also shows how things can be achieved and accomplished when people work together, with a common goal It does feel many a time, that the whole story is too good Finding Gobi is a rollercoaster and thrilling ride This book is well written and an interesting read This is another example of how dogged determination and faith will always have a positive result and an outcome The...

  8. MaryG2E says:

    5 sEx pat Australian Dion Leonard is an ultra marathon runner, who takes part in 5 day races staged in extreme settings Like the Sahara, Kalahari and Gobi Deserts Early in the 2016 event his path crosses that of a cute, skinny little terrier, who then follows him through exceptionally harsh conditions He names the appealing little stray Gobi after the region in which he is competing By the end of the race, he has decided that he will do his best to adopt Gobi and take her home to Edinburgh 5 sEx pa...

  9. Taylor B says:

    Having followed Dion and Gobi s story since it broke last year, when it was announced that there was going to be a book about their journey, I knew I had to read it.I will admit, I am not normally a fan of non fiction books However, the story was just so captivating that I had to knowAnd boy, did I get it I was on the edge of my seat for most of the book The twists, the turns, the sadness, the triumph All of it utterly engrossed me, from the first page to the very last I laughed, I Having followed Dion and Gobi s story since it broke last year, when it was announced that there was ...

  10. Donna says:

    What a cute little dog, just look at that face I love the cover This was a sweet story about a how a dog wiggled his way into the heart of a passing by runner and then into the hearts of many across the world I loved that part of this story It is a feel good, do the right thing kind of story The runner, Dion, eventually becomes Gobi s owner, after many hoops to jump through The one thing that seemed off was that it felt overthought at times One example is when it comes to Gobi s story, What a cute little dog, just look at that face I love the cover This was a sweet story about a how a dog wiggled his wa...

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