Unbroken: An Extraordinary True Story of Courage and Survival
Publish date: January 20th 2011
Publisher: Fourth Estate (GB)
Pages no: 473
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, World War II
Decent story about a runner, gone to war, captured, suffered, and makes things right. Very interesting to read his running. As he stayed a POW and on a boat, longer, and longer, I began to call BS. How could he remember these? How did he not die? And then of course, the good Rev. 'saves' him.
I found I was pretty well engaged throughout most of the book but once the war was over and I listened for several more hours about the aftermath - particularly the Billy Graham portions - I found my interest nearly non-existent. Truly what these men went through was harrowing and it would have b...
62. UNBROKEN, BY LAURA HILLENBRANDRecommended by Trisha Cook, on Goodreads. Actually, I was very vague when I asked for recommendations, and I get the feeling that she recommended many, wildly varied, radically different books, probably sure that at least one of them would please me... I definitely ...
I had a lot of reasons to be interested in this book, not in the least being that my grandpa served in the Pacific Theater during WWII. I think the war in Europe often overshadows the war in the Pacific, so whenever I see something set in that area of the world I'm interested. And then, of course, t...
The life story of Louis Zamperini is more remarkable than anything a fiction writer could have invented. No one would believe this if it were fiction, but it’s meticulously researched. I read not only the story, but the acknowledgements and the notes. The author was thorough. There’s incredible ar...
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