Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption

Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: War and conflict
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Louis Zamperini; Louis Zamperini; Louis Zamperini
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN: 9781400064168 1400064163
OCLC Number: 772117448
Awards: Winner of L.A. Times Book Prize (Biography) 2010
Winner of ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) 2012
Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Adults) 2011
Winner of Indies Choice Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2011
Commended for Grand Canyon Reader Award (Teen) 2013
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Young Adult) 2014
Short-listed for Colorado Blue Spruce Award 2016
Description: xviii, 473 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Laura Hillenbrand.

Abstract:

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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