I enjoyed the style of writing and the detail that was just enough to make me feel a part of the story. The tedium of Louis Zamperini's exhausting trials were portrayed through words and length and description.
There were so many. Not wanting to ruin the story for another reader, suffice it to say I most remember the moments when through all calamity, misery or pain, Louis Zamperini showed the strength of character that amazes and inspires me to rise to greater heights.
Can't say or it would ruin the story for another.
Again, there were so many that made me reflect on my life's trials and how I handle them and how much we can actually get through and not only survive but thrive.
This book was long and exhausting but only because I felt like I had to suffer along with Mr. Zamperini and so wanted to get him out! It is our trials more than our triumphs that help us to grow. He was a giant of a person and proved it throughout the rest of his life.
I've always known the story of the assasination of Lincoln but this book opened my understanding of the times, events ane people surrounding that amazing time in our country's history.
I loved that the book did not try to convict or acquit different persons who were somehow attached to the LIncoln assasination but allowed the reader to make that judgement by having all the facts currently available laid out. Even pieces of history that are questionable or unclear were laid out for the reader to sort and ponder.
I have not listened to a Bill O'Reilly performance before so I cannot compare but I was definitely not disappointed with this one and would listen to a book of his again.
We listened to this book on a long trip and everyone always wanted it back on after we were done with our pitstops along the way.
I love that this book allows me to understand not only the event but the history surrounding the event. The seemingly small things that happen can make such a tremendous difference in our lives. Good to remember.
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