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The Resource Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive, Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive, Laura Hillenbrand

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Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive
Title
Unbroken
Title remainder
an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive
Statement of responsibility
Laura Hillenbrand
Title variation
Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of Olympic runner and World War II bombardier, Louis Zamperini, who had been rambunctious in childhood before succeeding in track and eventually serving in the military, which led to a trial in which he was forced to find a way to survive in the open ocean after being shot down
Summary
Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2011.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal, September 2014
  • Booklist starred, September 2014
  • Horn Book, November 2014
  • Kirkus Review, September 2014
  • School Library Journal
  • Booklist starred
  • Horn Book
Dewey number
  • 940.54/7252/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • Young Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
D805.J3
LC item number
Z365 2014
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1010
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Label
Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive, Laura Hillenbrand
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Publication
Note
  • "Adapted for young adults"--T.p
  • Original version published: New York : Random House, c2010
  • Includes index
Control code
21416162
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780375990625
Lccn
2014014794
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (rplri)137124
  • (IMchF)fol15199966
Label
Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive, Laura Hillenbrand
Publication
Note
  • "Adapted for young adults"--T.p
  • Original version published: New York : Random House, c2010
  • Includes index
Control code
21416162
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780375990625
Lccn
2014014794
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (rplri)137124
  • (IMchF)fol15199966

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