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by | Read by John Lee

Contemporary Culture • 3.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

This book about two Australians who buy a pet lion they name Christian at Harrods in London was published in 1971. It has been updated and republished since the phenomenal online success of a video about the reunion between the lion and the men after the cat had been rehabilitated by George Adamson (BORN FREE) and released into the wilds of Africa. It's a warm, loving story that retains its relevance decades after the events. John Lee is an able reader. He uses just enough of an accent to give the Australian setting authenticity, but not so much that it interferes with the story, especially for American listeners. The pace of the text is lively and engaging. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2009]



Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780739384589 $24.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2009

CD ISBN 9781415964552 $40.00 • Three CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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