September 3, 2015
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
From the 1936 Olympics to WWII Japan's most brutal POW camps, Hillenbrand's heart-wrenching book is thousands of miles and a world away from the racing circuit of her bestselling Seabiscuit. But it's just as much a page-turner, and its hero, Louie Zamperini, is just as loveable: a disciplined champion racer who ran in the Berlin Olympics, he's a wit, a prankster, and a reformed juvenile delinquent who put his thieving skills to good use in the POW camps. The award winning 2014 film adaptation was directed by Angelina Jolie
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