BOOK REVIEW: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

23 01 2012

I just finished this book over the weekend; it isn’t something I’d generally pick up to read, but it came recommended by a friend of mine. I’m so glad I read it!  I get bogged down in MY daily struggles, MY problems, MY issues, and then a book like this comes along to remind me that I AM SO SPOILED IN EVERY WAY. I swear to you, if you’re feeling bad about your situation, please read this book and your opinion WILL be changed.

Washington Times Review: UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE AND REDEMPTION by Laura Hillenbrand

There’s no limit to the pain, the indignities and the humiliation a man can take and, in William Faulkner’s famous formulation, “not only endure, but prevail.” He could have been talking about a man called Louis Zamperini.

A bombardier on a World War II B-24 that crashed into the South Pacific in 1943, Lou Zamperini endured pain at sea, indignity and humiliation in a prison camp and the final triumph of the soul at peace. He spent 46 days on a rubber raft, drifting 2,000 miles through shark attacks, typhoons, agonizing hunger and worst of all, deep, dark despair. He was captured and spent the next 27 months as a horrifically abused prisoner of Japan

continued via BOOK REVIEW: ‘Unbroken’ – Washington Times.

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