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User Review  - trile1000 - LibraryThing

Incredible and compelling story of survival and determination. Louis Zamperini is a truly admirable man and Laura Hillenbrand does him justice here. If you want a true story of human endurance and capacity of human forgiveness, this is your book. Read full review

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User Review  - dasam - LibraryThing

An excellent biography, honest and vivid. It is amazing the levels of cruelty human beings can inflict on each other, and this book certainly displays how the sick individual can exploit a systemic ... Read full review

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

A really stunning story, most people simply don't live a life like Louis Zamperini, with extreme ups and downs. Starting off as youth with a pennant for stealing and committing minor crimes, his ... Read full review

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User Review  - OccassionalRead - LibraryThing

In the early chapters it was hard not to compare Unbroken, unfavorably, with Boys in the Boat, another book about young male athletes and the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In those early chapters I could not ... Read full review

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User Review  - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing

First off this book has been on my to be read pile for quite some time and have watched it stay in the top 10 of must reads for book clubs. Needless to say I was glad when our local library's new book ... Read full review

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User Review  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

The time and effort that went into the author's research must be lauded. What an amazing work. I believe that these are the kinds of books that should be read in history classes. Provide the ... Read full review

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User Review  - RealLifeReading - LibraryThing

Hillenbrand is an absolute gem of a non-fiction writer. Seabiscuit was a stunning read, as is Unbroken. I’ve begun to realize that a mark of a good non-fiction book in my view, is when I turn to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

WOW. This story is very powerful, and all the more so because it is true. While Hillenbrand is a bit verbose and redundant at times, the story shines beyond any writing imperfections. Read full review

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

This is a truly amazing story. I suppose it would be best to call in a biography. I'm a little conflicted, because on the one hand I really loved the story, but I'm not sure I'd pick up another book ... Read full review

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User Review  - jjaylynny - LibraryThing

Well written nonfiction account of an amazing life. Read full review


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