xviii, 473 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -457) and index.
The one-boy insurgency -- Run like mad -- The torrance tornado -- Plundering Germany -- Into war -- The flying coffin -- "This is it, boys" -- "Only the laundry knew how scared I was" -- Five hundred and ninety-four holes -- The stinking six -- "Nobody's going to live through this" -- Downed -- Missing at sea -- Thirst -- Sharks and bullets -- Singing in the clouds -- Typhoon -- A dead body breathing -- Two hundred silent men -- Farting for Hirohito -- Belief -- Plots afoot -- Monster -- Hunted -- B-29 -- Madness -- Falling down -- Enslaved -- Two hundred and twenty punches -- The boiling city -- The naked stampede -- Cascades of pink peaches -- Mother's day -- The shimmering girl -- Coming undone -- The body on the mountain -- Twisted ropes -- A beckoning whistle -- Daybreak.
On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.7 24.0 144668.
World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
World War Two story of survival, resilience, and redemption
WWII story of survival, resilience, and redemption
9781400064168 (alkaline paper)
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