UNBROKEN

In today’s world, we are bombarded with information from multiple sources. Some stories we choose for enjoyment, some are work-related and others we simply can’t avoid as we go about our day. So when you go home for the evening, it becomes difficult to find the time to read a book for pleasure.

While in a book store recently, just passing some time, I looked at a copy of ‘Unbroken’, by Laura Hillenbrand. I remembered reading her first book, ‘Seabiscuit’, and being completely absorbed in it. It didn’t take too long for me to decide to purchase this hardcover book after reviewing the book jacket and a few pages.

The level of detail in this book, about a World War II veteran, is unbelievable. Very often, reading historical stories is difficult with names and dates but Ms. Hillenbrand has the ability to tie everything together smoothly so that you feel as if you are along side of Mr. Louie Zamperini. The author was able to make the reader feel the same way about Seabiscuit and he was a racehorse!

If you are looking to read a book that makes you feel part of the story, consider ‘Unbroken’. I have to admit that I was not aware of Mr. Zamperini, but I think that everyone should be familiar with the story of Mr. Zamperini, an American hero.

About kezarlife

I am a year-round resident of Lovell, owner of Kezar Realty (KezarRealty.com) and enjoy the variety of experiences that living in western Maine offers. Numerous lakes, ponds and mountains provide the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors every day. Married to Rondi we have two children. Ben is a Sergeant in the US Marines and with his wife Cassandra, son Jackson and daughter Reagan, live in Virginia. Ben's most recent deployment was to Afghanistan. Anna is a graduate of Fryeburg Academy, has studied in Beijing, China as well as Taiwan and now attends Hunter College in NYC where she is enrolled in their Chinese Flagship Program. I am active in many local organizations including the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell Historical Society, Old Home Days, Lovell 5k Run, the Gasping Gobbler, the Tour de Lovell and the Brick Church for the Performing Arts. I also serve as President-elect of the Western Maine Board of Realtors. Please visit www.KezarRealty.com for up-to-date real estate listings and information on western Maine! Stan Tupaj
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