“Unbroken” is the extraordinary story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero who faced impossible odds and survived. Laura Hillenbrand tells Zamperini’s tale with incredible detail and depth, painting an indelible portrait of a man whose courage and determination was unparalleled. Readers will be transfixed by this harrowing journey to the darkest depths of human resilience.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in World War II, survival stories, or the human spirit. It provides an inside look at the life of Louis Zamperini and his incredible journey to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.
- Unbroken is a well-written, captivating story of heroism and resilience.
- The author does an excellent job of providing rich detail and bringing the characters to life.
- This book offers an inspirational look at human fortitude in the face of adversity.
- It is very long
- It can be difficult to follow because of all the detail
- The story is sad, and some readers may not enjoy that
Learn more about the author
Laura Hillenbrand is the author of “Seabiscuit: An American Legend,” which was a #1 New York Times bestseller, won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, and was made into an Oscar-nominated film. She is also the author of “Leisureville,” a National Magazine Award finalist. A native of Lexington, Kentucky, she graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.
“Unbroken is an amazing and inspiring story of resilience and redemption. It is a truly phenomenal piece of writing, rich with detail and heart-wrenching emotion. Laura Hillenbrand has done an incredible job bringing Zamperini’s experiences to life, capturing his heroism as well as his flaws in a way that feels honest and real. This book will stay with me for a long time, teaching me about the human spirit while leaving me deeply moved.”
“Unbroken is an amazing and awe-inspiring story of heroism and human endurance. I could not put it down.”
“Unbroken is amazing. I literally couldn’t put it down.”