Laura Hillenbrand is the author of the number one bestseller Seabiscuit, which won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award. It was made into a major international film, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Hillenbrand's New Yorker article, 'A Sudden Illness,' won the 2004 National Magazine Award, and she is a two-time winner of the Eclipse Award. She and actor Gary Sinise are the co-founders of Operation International Children, a charity that provides school supplies to children through American troops. She lives in Washington, D.C.
`The pages almost turn themselves. His tale is remarkable and his resilience inspiring.' Ben Macintyre `An instant classic' Mail on Sunday `One of the most remarkable survival tales ever recorded. Do yourself a favour and by the book' Vanity Fair ` Unbroken is an extraordinarily compelling read, a match for any thriller...a remarkable book.' Evening Standard `More gripping than fiction' Sunday Telegraph `Staggering ... mesmerising ... Hillenbrand's writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don't dare take your eyes off the page' People