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Unbroken

Unbroken (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

By Hillenbrand, Laura

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Now a major film directed by Angelina Jolie to be released in 2014, this is the true story of one incredibly resilient WWII flier from the author of 'Seabiscuit'. On a May afternoon in 1943, a US bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. After an agonising delay, a young lieutenant ...finally bobbed to the surface and struggled aboard a life raft. So begins one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant's name was Louis Zamperini. As a boy, he turned to petty crime until he discovered a remarkable talent for running, which took him to the Berlin Olympics. But as war loomed, he joined up and was soon embroiled in the ferocious battle for the Pacific. Now Zamperini faced a journey of thousands of miles of open ocean on a failing raft, dogged by sharks, starvation and the enemy. Driven to limits of endurance, Zamperini's fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would depend on the strength of his will...
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ISBN 9780007580576
Released NZ 3 Dec 2018
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, Film tie-in edition
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ISBN-13 9780007580576
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint Fourth Estate Ltd
Released 3 Dec 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Film tie-in edition
Edition Film tie-in edition
Author(s) By Hillenbrand, Laura
Category True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces
True Stories Of Endurance & Survival
Air Forces & Warfare
Prisoners Of War
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 33mm
Dewey Code 940.5472092
Weight 370g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text True Military / Combat Stories
ONIX Text General/trade

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