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Don't Give Up, Don't Give In
Louis Zamperini

Classification : Self-Help
Pub Date : Nov 05, 2015
Imprint : Piatkus
Page Extent : 272
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349406473
Price : 725

About the book

'IF YOU CAN TAKE IT, YOU CAN MAKE IT'

Louis Zamperini lived one of the most amazing lives imaginable. As a young boy he was a troublemaker but his will to succeed drove him on to become an Olympian at the 1936 Games. With the outbreak of war, Louis volunteered for the army and was thrust into the violent combat of the Second World War as a B-24 bombardier. While on a rescue mission Louis's plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, leaving him stranded and drifting 2000 miles in a small raft for 47 days. Against all the odds he survived.

His struggle was just beginning: captured by the Japanese, Louis courageously endured torture in a series of prisoner-of-war camps for over two years. Not only did he survive this ordeal but he went on to spend the rest of his life helping others.

Completed just days before Louis's death at age 97, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In contains a lifetime of wisdom and humour. Louis shares the wonderful lessons he has learned during his life, previously untold stories, and inspirational insights on how he overcame adversity and found the courage to never give up and never give in.

Louis's story has touched millions and will forever be one of the most inspiring examples of the great resilience of the human spirit.


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One of the most incredible American lives of the past century.
An extraordinary hero.
This second memoir, dictated to co-writer Rensin during the last year of the author's life, brims with sage wisdom, learned advice and fond observations from his adventurous 97 years. Zamperini answers the most recurring questions asked of him during book signings and lectures, mostly pertaining to his adventures after his service in World War II, his secret to living honorably and what role his faith in God played . . . Stuffed with bolstering, life-affirmative reinforcement . . . the inspirational odyssey of an American hero
     
Louis Zamperini

Former Olympic athlete and WWII prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini, who died in July 2014, is the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's international bestseller Unbroken, which was made into a...(+)