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Unbroken: A World War Ii Story Of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption - Laura Hillenbrand
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner 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 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 ocean, leaping sharks, a foundering raft, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor; brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would be suspended on the fraying wire of his will.In her long-awaited new book, Laura Hillenbrand writes with the same rich and vivid narrative voice she displayed in Seabiscuit. Telling an unforgettable story of a man’s journey into extremity, Unbroken is a testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit.Praise for Unbroken   “Extraordinarily moving . . . a powerfully drawn survival epic.”—The Wall Street Journal   “[A] one-in-a-billion story . . . designed to wrench from self-respecting critics all the blurby adjectives we normally try to avoid: It is amazing, unforgettable, gripping, harrowing, chilling, and inspiring.”—New York   “Staggering . . . mesmerizing . . . Hillenbrand’s writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don’t dare take your eyes off the page.”—People   “A meticulous, soaring and beautifully written account of an extraordinary life.”—The Washington Post   “Ambitious and powerful . . . a startling narrative and an inspirational book.”—The New York Times Book Review   “Marvelous . . . Unbroken is wonderful twice over, for the tale it tells and for the way it’s told. . . . It manages maximum velocity with no loss of subtlety.”—Newsweek   “Moving and, yes, inspirational . . . [Laura] Hillenbrand’s unforgettable book . . . deserve[s] pride of place alongside the best works of literature that chart the complications and the hard-won triumphs of so-called ordinary Americans and their extraordinary time.”—Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air   “Hillenbrand . . . tells [this] story with cool elegance but at a thrilling sprinter’s pace.”—Time“Unbroken is too much book to hope for: a hellride of a story in the grip of the one writer who can handle it.”—Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run Laura Hillenbrand, Books, Biography and Memoir, Unbroken: A World War Ii Story Of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption Books>Biography and Memoir, Random House Publishing Group

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[SR: 56514], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781400064168], Random House, Random House, Book, [PU: Random House], 2010-11-16, Random House, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Amazon Best Books of the Month, November 2010: From Laura Hillenbrand, the bestselling author of Seabiscuit, comes Unbroken, the inspiring true story of a man who lived through a series of catastrophes almost too incredible to be believed. In evocative, immediate descriptions, Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini--a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero. During a routine search mission over the Pacific, Louie’s plane crashed into the ocean, and what happened to him over the next three years of his life is a story that will keep you glued to the pages, eagerly awaiting the next turn in the story and fearing it at the same time. You’ll cheer for the man who somehow maintained his selfhood and humanity despite the monumental degradations he suffered, and you’ll want to share this book with everyone you know. --Juliet D, 935046, Japanese, 935032, Ethnic & National, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935130, Military, 935102, United States Civil War, 935104, Leaders & Notable People, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935146, Military & Spies, 935136, Professionals & Academics, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935486, Sports & Outdoors, 935488, Baseball, 935490, Basketball, 935492, Football, 935498, Golf, 1051490, Hockey, 935496, Soccer, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928272, World War II, 15851561, Asia, 928276, Eastern Front, 15851551, Europe, 928278, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851571, Home Front, 928280, Intelligence Operations, 928282, Iwo Jima, 928284, Naval, 928286, Normandy, 928288, Pearl Harbor, 928290, Personal Narratives, 928292, Stalingrad, 928294, Western Front, 928296, Women, 928258, 20th Century, 928242, United States, 928152, Americas, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928422, Japan, 928392, Asia, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928838, Biographies, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928748, United States, 928756, Civil War, 928750, Operation Desert Storm, 928754, Veterans, 928794, Vietnam War, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928812, World War II, 15851801, Asia, 928816, Eastern Front, 15851791, Europe, 928818, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851811, Home Front, 928820, Intelligence Operations, 928822, Iwo Jima, 928824, Naval, 928826, Normandy, 928828, Pearl Harbor, 928830, Personal Narratives, 928832, Stalingrad, 928834, Western Front, 928836, Women, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928878, World War II, 15851881, Asia, 928882, Eastern Front, 15851871, Europe, 928884, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851891, Home Front, 928886, Intelligence Operations, 928888, Iwo Jima, 928890, Naval, 928892, Normandy, 928894, Pearl Harbor, 928896, Personal Narratives, 928898, Stalingrad, 928900, Western Front, 928902, Women, 928864, 20th Century, 928848, United States, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 959764, Biographies, 959766, Baseball, 959768, Basketball, 959770, Football, 959536, Golf, 1051708, Hockey, 959774, Soccer, 959466, Sports & Outdoors, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books

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[SR: 56514], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781400064168], Random House, Random House, Book, [PU: Random House], 2010-11-16, Random House, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Amazon Best Books of the Month, November 2010: From Laura Hillenbrand, the bestselling author of Seabiscuit, comes Unbroken, the inspiring true story of a man who lived through a series of catastrophes almost too incredible to be believed. In evocative, immediate descriptions, Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini--a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero. During a routine search mission over the Pacific, Louie’s plane crashed into the ocean, and what happened to him over the next three years of his life is a story that will keep you glued to the pages, eagerly awaiting the next turn in the story and fearing it at the same time. You’ll cheer for the man who somehow maintained his selfhood and humanity despite the monumental degradations he suffered, and you’ll want to share this book with everyone you know. --Juliet D, 935046, Japanese, 935032, Ethnic & National, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935130, Military, 935102, United States Civil War, 935104, Leaders & Notable People, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935146, Military & Spies, 935136, Professionals & Academics, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 935486, Sports & Outdoors, 935488, Baseball, 935490, Basketball, 935492, Football, 935498, Golf, 1051490, Hockey, 935496, Soccer, 934986, Biographies & Memoirs, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928272, World War II, 15851561, Asia, 928276, Eastern Front, 15851551, Europe, 928278, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851571, Home Front, 928280, Intelligence Operations, 928282, Iwo Jima, 928284, Naval, 928286, Normandy, 928288, Pearl Harbor, 928290, Personal Narratives, 928292, Stalingrad, 928294, Western Front, 928296, Women, 928258, 20th Century, 928242, United States, 928152, Americas, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928422, Japan, 928392, Asia, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928838, Biographies, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928748, United States, 928756, Civil War, 928750, Operation Desert Storm, 928754, Veterans, 928794, Vietnam War, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928812, World War II, 15851801, Asia, 928816, Eastern Front, 15851791, Europe, 928818, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851811, Home Front, 928820, Intelligence Operations, 928822, Iwo Jima, 928824, Naval, 928826, Normandy, 928828, Pearl Harbor, 928830, Personal Narratives, 928832, Stalingrad, 928834, Western Front, 928836, Women, 928712, Military, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 928878, World War II, 15851881, Asia, 928882, Eastern Front, 15851871, Europe, 928884, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 15851891, Home Front, 928886, Intelligence Operations, 928888, Iwo Jima, 928890, Naval, 928892, Normandy, 928894, Pearl Harbor, 928896, Personal Narratives, 928898, Stalingrad, 928900, Western Front, 928902, Women, 928864, 20th Century, 928848, United States, 927728, History, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 959764, Biographies, 959766, Baseball, 959768, Basketball, 959770, Football, 959536, Golf, 1051708, Hockey, 959774, Soccer, 959466, Sports & Outdoors, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books

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In her long-awaited new book, Hillenbrand writes with the same rich and vivid narrative voice she displayed in "Seabiscuit." Telling an unforgettable story of a young lieutenant's journey into extremity, "Unbroken" is a testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781400064168
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1400064163
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: Random House Inc.
473 Pages
Weight: 0,810 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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