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

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Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Title
Unbroken
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a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Statement of responsibility
Laura Hillenbrand
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 940.54/7252092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D805.J3
LC item number
Z364 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption, Laura Hillenbrand
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Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption, Laura Hillenbrand
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-457) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 473 pages
Isbn
9780812987119
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2010017517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Fourth Estate, London 2011 edition has ISBN 9780007386642.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO547521
  • (OCoLC)613293334

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