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Unbroken free pdf #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed flight on a May afternoon in 1943. When his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean, against all odds, Zamperini survived, adrift on a foundering life raft. Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, 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. Appearing in paperback for the first time with twenty arresting new photos and an extensive Q

About Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand" "is the author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Seabiscuit: An American Legend, "which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, won the Book Sense Book of the Year Award and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, landed on more than fifteen best-of-the-year lists, and inspired the film "Seabiscuit, "which was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Hillenbrand s "New Yorker" article, A Sudden Illness, won the 2004 National Magazine Award, and she is a two-time winner of the Eclipse Award, the highest journalistic honor in Thoroughbred racing. She and actor Gary Sinise are the co-founders of Operation International Children, a charity that provides school supplies to children through American troops. She lives in Washington, D.C."

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Author : Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher : Random House Trade
Data Published : 29 July 2014
ISBN : 0812974492
EAN : 9780812974492
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 500 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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