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

Hillenbrand, Laura. (Author). Herrmann, Edward. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781415962763 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: remote
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  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Summary, etc.: On 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 him to the Berlin Olympics and within sight of the four-minute mile. But when war had come, the athlete had become an airman, embarking on a journey that led to his doomed flight, a tiny raft, and a drift into the unknown.Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open...
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