Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. The Sept 2013 Book Club pick for the Brooklin Branch Library. In 1943 the Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared; this is the story of on of it's survivors, Louis Zamperini. Worth Reading, World War Ii, Ii Stories, Books Club, Unbroken, Books Worth, Great Books, Laura Hillenbrand, True Stories
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An inspiring novel that shows that will and determination can conquer any challenge. Read the true story of a young lieutenant and Olympian Louis Zamperini as he flies over enemy territory during World War II and then is left helpless and fighting in miles of ocean struggling for survival. The power of the human spirit is highlighted in this fantastic story.
Nancy recommends The Fallen Angel. Lucius E. - Elsie C. Burch Jr. Library- check out our catalog to view availability
Not only has it been picked by Amazon editors as one of the 10 best books of the year, it also has received a rave review in The New York Times. The book, which begins in 1910, is about a woman who dies over and over again, and in a variety of ways, as the century marches towards World War II.