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    Inquebrantable (Paperback)(Spanish) By (author) Laura Hillenbrand

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    DescriptionFrom Laura Hillenbrand, the best-selling author of Seabiscuit, comes a long-awaited new book that tells the story of Louis Zamperini, a runner whose prodigious talent carried him to the Berlin Olympics in 1936. Zamperini was the favorite for the one-mile race and was expected to break the 4-minute record, but he failed on both counts. He began training with the hopes of winning the gold in the following Olympics but the onset of WWII ended his dream. His will to live was sorely tested when his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Together with his friend and pilot Russell Allen "Phil" Phillips, he drifted in shark-infested waters on a tiny raft for 47 days only to be rescued and then captured by the Japanese. Louis was held captive at Omoriy Naoetsu, controlled by Mutsuhiro Watanabe, a brutal, pathological and sadist leader whose main satisfaction came from slowly torturing his victims, delaying the agony of death.

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laura Hillenbrand
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 583
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    ISBN 13: 9781616058975
    ISBN 10: 1616058978

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ, JW
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    DC21: 940.54725209
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
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    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    B&T General Subject: 105
    B&T Approval Code: A14204062, A44350000
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    DC22: 940.54/7252092
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    BISAC V2.8: BIO008000
    LC classification: D805.J3 Z36418 2011
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
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    Publication date
    30 October 2011