Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption / Laura Hillenbrand.

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Clayton County Library System - Forest Park Branch 940.54 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS 31012003509385 STACKS Available -
Clayton County Library System - Headquarters Library 940.54 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS 31012003326137 STACKS Available -
Clayton County Library System - Jonesboro Branch 940.54 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS 31012003509427 STACKS Available -
Clayton County Library System - Lovejoy Branch 940.54 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS 31012003326053 STACKS Available -
Clayton County Library System - Morrow Branch 940.54 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS 31012003326095 STACKS Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400064168 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1400064163 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 473 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-457) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The one-boy insurgency -- Run like mad -- The torrance tornado -- Plundering Germany -- Into war -- The flying coffin -- "This is it, boys" -- "Only the laundry knew how scared I was" -- Five hundred and ninety-four holes -- The stinking six -- "Nobody's going to live through this" -- Downed -- Missing at sea -- Thirst -- Sharks and bullets -- Singing in the clouds -- Typhoon -- A dead body breathing -- Two hundred silent men -- Farting for Hirohito -- Belief -- Plots afoot -- Monster -- Hunted -- B-29 -- Madness -- Falling down -- Enslaved -- Two hundred and twenty punches -- The boiling city -- The naked stampede -- Cascades of pink peaches -- Mother's Day -- The shimmering girl -- Coming undone -- The body on the mountain -- Twisted ropes -- A beckoning whistle -- Daybreak.
Summary, etc.: 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; it was 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. Zamperini had a troubled youth, yet honed his athletic skills and made it all the way to the 1934 Olympics in Berlin. However, what lay before him was a physical gauntlet unlike anything he had encountered before: thousands of miles of open ocean, a small raft, and no food or water. He spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.
Awards Note: William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 2010
Subject: Zamperini, Louis, 1917-
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.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group, 307th.
Long-distance runners > United States > Biography.
Zamperini, Louis.
Amerikanischer Kriegsgefangener.
Kampfflieger.
Pazifikkrieg (1941-1945)
Japan.
USA.
Genre: Biographie 1941-1945.