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UNBROKEN: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The author of Seabiscuit (2001) returns with another dynamic, well-researched story of guts overcoming odds.Hillenbrand examines the life of Louis Zamperini, an American airman who, after his bomber crashed in the Pacific during World War II, survived 47 days on a life raft only to be captured by Japanese soldiers and subjected to inhuman treatment for the next two years at a series of POW camps ... Read full review

Review: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Bamberger Scott

Laura Hillenbrand admits that after she completed her remarkable biography of a racehorse, SEABISCUIT: An American Legend, she had little hope that she would ever find another subject as compelling to write about. But “When I had my first conversation with the infectiously effervescent and apparently immortal Louie Zamperini, I changed my mind.” A bad kid from a good working class family ... Read full review

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Well done. Great history lesson.

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EXCELLENT!!!

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One of the best books I have ever read!

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Amazing!

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Exciting biography written by talented author, which equals "a page turner."

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One of the most amazing books I have ever read. Louis Zamperini is such a hero and his story is one of unbelievable strength and honor. Anyone interested in learning about a real hero and his struggles during the war will not be disappointed. Unfortunately, the horrors he suffered are quite graphic and retold with terrible detail. 

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