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Laura Hillenbrand

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Laura Hillenbrand is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Seabiscuit: An American Legend, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, won the Book Sense Nonfiction Book of the Year award and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, landed on more than fifteen best-of-the-year lists, and inspired the film Seabiscuit, 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, the highest journalistic honor in thoroughbred racing.  She and...

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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 26, 2002
Price: $16.00

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad... Read more >

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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 6, 2001
Price: $27.00

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

Seabiscuit, one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history, is the story of how a racehorse captured the American imagination. Competing in the cruelest years of the Depression, the rags-to-riches horse emerged as an American cultural icon, drawing an immense and fanatical following... Read more >

Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $11.99

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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to... Read more >

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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $28.00

A 2012 American Library Association Notable Book for Adults (Nonfiction)
Finalist, 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Non-fiction
Selected for Common Reading at Avila University and Barton College


On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a... Read more >

Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $27.00

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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Press
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Press
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $19.99

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