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User Review  - etxgardener - LibraryThing

This is a very well written book about a remarkable man who endured almost unspeakable cruelties in a Japanese prison camp during World War II but lived to tell his tale and also to overcome what ... Read full review

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User Review  - nikon - LibraryThing

Wow! what a life he had - it's a longish read - but I think like most…we keep on reading, on and on we read knowing that every word before your eyes is true and so therefore for that reason alone you ... Read full review

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User Review  - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing

Unbroken tells the remarkable story of Louie Zamperini, a man who ran in the 1936 Olympics, who was a bombardier on a warplane fighting over the small islands and atolls of the Pacific, who survived ... Read full review

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User Review  - Betty.Ann.Beam - LibraryThing

I wasn't crazy about the writer's style. Perhaps she was trying to create a 1930's voice and mindset. The story line is incredible. There are many excellent survival novels based on real stories, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - sushitori - LibraryThing

Gripping story but horrible to read.You have to keep plowing through the sections - adrift at sea, in the POW camps - to see what happens to Louie and the other men. I have no idea how those men ... Read full review

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User Review  - Micalhut - LibraryThing

Again, I march to the beat of a different drummer. Everyone who returns this book at the library rants and raves. It was a solid three for me though. Definitely enough interest to keep me reading, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

This improbable true-life adventure tells the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner (who even met Hitler at the 1936 games, naturally) who goes to war in the South Pacific, survives a plane ... Read full review

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User Review  - ValNewHope - LibraryThing

Well written story about an incredible man, focused on his experiences in the Army Air Corps and as a Pacific POW during WWII. Intense and absorbing. Read full review

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

This should be a fascinating story about a man who survived amazing things. Unfortunately, it drags. I'm sure the author did a lot of research -- you can see it in the result -- but she should have ... Read full review

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User Review  - bogopea - LibraryThing

Don't know what all the hype was about. Glad I didn't go to see the movie. Read full review


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