Unbroken : A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. / Laura Hillenbrand.
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- ISBN: 9781415962763 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2010.
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Narrator: Edward Herrmann.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE · Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazineWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year awardOn a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane's bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War.The lieutenant's name was Louis Zamperini. In boyhood, he'd been a cunning and incorrigible delinquent, breaking into houses, brawling, and fleeing his home to ride the rails. As a teenager, he had channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried...
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