I've listened to two books so far with Audible, Unbroken and Wild Swans, and Wild Swans ranks second. But Unbroken is hard, very hard, for any audio book to beat.
The real life depictions of the suffering and state of mind of the Chinese during the Cultural Revolution.
Chang's father rejecting the Ting's and writing the letter to Mao.
Chang's mother running to Chang, trying to bring her some dumplings, before Chang left for her father's camp.
This book provides a description of communist China under Mao that is not only essential to understand China's history, but its present as well. And because China is such a major player in our world today, it should be a must-read for any educated person. At times the book drags on, and can, on occasion, be boring. But I'm not convinced that that is Chang's fault and not mine.
You need to listen to this book. Not only to appreciate POW's but to appreciate the wonder of human endurance, achievement, and hope.
I don't cry. But this book made me cry. Your character and attitude will change along side Louis'. This book made me a better man.
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