This book shows us a story many people don't hear about in today's world. It glorifies God in the the highest. This is a well written book and a great history lesson.
Highly recommend this book. I was most fascinated by them quizzing each other and keep their mind occupied at sea during their forty seven days odyssey. It is all about keeping the brain involved. Great great read. #1 on my bookshelf at this time.
I have already recommended this book to several of my friends because it is so inspiring.
If you listen to one book this year, this should be the one!
What a compelling saga! I learned so much about WWII and I'm a bit of a history buff. Definite recommendation!
Narration was perfect. Never wanted to stop listening. Each character held our interest including the horrific " bird". The strength of each of the Zamparini family members was phenomenal.
One of the best World War II stories I have ever heard The resilience of man has always been a great interest for me this book is a culmination of that interest
I have been going back and forth on reading this for a while. I'm so glad I finally did. It is truly an inspirational story of one man's struggle to overcome impossible to imagine brutality. The author tells the story in an unvarnished manner. I would highly recommend this to anyone with an interest in World War II, or history, or simply the wonders of the human spirit.
This ranks pretty high. An engaging and remarkable true story. A fantastic and riveting performance by the late Edward Herrmann. I will certainly listen to anything this artist has performed.
Louis Zamperini. What a scrapper.
His humanity. The dignity he lent to the performance, particularly when dealing with the difficulty of the conditions in the POW camps. Remarkable.
So many moments, but the one that moved me most was Louis reading the names on the wall when first captured by the Japanese. Heart wrenching.
A stunning combination of great story, good writing and an eloquent and engaging performance. A great audio book.