The incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, now a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie.
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In 1943 a bomber crashes into the Pacific Ocean. Against all odds, one young lieutenant survives. Louise Zamperini had already transformed himself from child delinquent to prodigious athlete, running in the Berlin Olympics. Now he must embark on one of the Second World War’s most extraordinary odysseys. Zamperini faces thousands of miles of open ocean on a failing raft. Beyond like only greater trials, in Japan’s prisoner-of-war camps.
Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini’s destiny, whether triumph or tragedy, depends on the strength of his will ...
Now a major motion picture, directed by Angelina Jolie and starring Jack O’ Connell.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - msaucier818 - LibraryThing
I don't think I could live through a week of what this poor man went through. What a tough story of American prisoners of war in Japan during World War II. This book is a fascinating study of both ... Read full review