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Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption /

by Hillenbrand, Laura.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 473 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1400064163 ; 9781400064168 .Subject(s): Zamperini, Louis, 1917- | United States. Army Air Forces. Heavy Bombardment Group, 307th | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography | Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area | Long-distance runners -- United States -- BiographySummary: 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--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.
List(s) this item appears in: New York Times - Non Fiction | Staff 2012 | Daytime Book Discussion
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

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