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In Laura Hillenbrand’s #1 New York Times bestseller and its 2014 film adaptation, UNBROKEN, the remarkable story of Louis Zamperini’s struggle to survive the unimaginable instantly granted him status as one of our country’s greatest heroes.Now, in DON’T GIVE UP, DON’T GIVE IN, Zamperini himself opens up to share the wisdom he has collected along his incredible journey. After his plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean during World War II, leaving him stranded at sea for 47 harrowing days, Louis Zamperini was finally rescued—only to spend the next two years in a brutal Japanese prisoner of war camp. Faced with one misfortune after another, Zamperini could have given up a thousand times. Instead he chose to turn every hardship into a challenge—and a challenge he would overcome.



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David Rensin

David Rensin is the coauthor of show business legend Bernie Brillstein's widely lauded memoir, Where Did I Go Right, as well as Olympian Louis Zamperini's World War II survival saga, Devil At My Heels and composer/performer Yanni's memoir, Yanni: In Words. Rensin also co-wrote Tim Allen's #1 bestseller Don't Stand Too Close To a Naked Man and Allen's follow-up bestseller, I'm Not Really Here. He has co-written bestsellers with Chris Rock, Jeff Foxworthy, and Garry Shandling, and co-authored a groundbreaking humorous sociology of men named Bob, called The Bob Book. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.



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