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The Resource Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II, Louis Zamperini with David Rensin

Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II, Louis Zamperini with David Rensin

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Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Title
Devil at my heels
Title remainder
a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Louis Zamperini with David Rensin
Title variation
Devil at my heels
Title variation remainder
a heroic Olympians astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A motivational speaker and former POW recounts his athletic southern California childhood, participation in the 1936 Olympics, World War II military service, imprisonment and torture by an abusive Japanese guard, descent into alcoholism, and salvation by preacher Billy Graham. Reprint. 15,000 first printing
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163799
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1917-2014
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Zamperini, Louis
Dewey number
  • 940.54/7252/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
D811
LC item number
.Z266 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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Rensin, David
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True
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  • Zamperini, Louis
  • Bomber pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Survival
  • Track and field athletes
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Label
Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II, Louis Zamperini with David Rensin
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Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2003 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers."--T.p. verso
Contents
That tough kid down the street -- The Torrance tornado -- World-class -- On a wing and a prayer -- Prepare to crash -- Adrift -- Execution island -- We regret to inform... -- The bird -- "If goat die, you die!" -- The long road home -- The hollow hero -- A second chance -- Forgiveness -- Not every soldier fades away
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 297 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780062118851
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)733223857
Label
Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II, Louis Zamperini with David Rensin
Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2003 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers."--T.p. verso
Contents
That tough kid down the street -- The Torrance tornado -- World-class -- On a wing and a prayer -- Prepare to crash -- Adrift -- Execution island -- We regret to inform... -- The bird -- "If goat die, you die!" -- The long road home -- The hollow hero -- A second chance -- Forgiveness -- Not every soldier fades away
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 297 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780062118851
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)733223857

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