Originally Posted by RichRed
I had to put Boys of Summer on the back burner because this book became available after I placed a hold on it at the library, and I'd been anxious to read it. It might be the single most riveting book I've ever read. If it were a fictional story, no one would ever believe it. What Zamperini, the subject of the book, is forced to endure will astound you.
Not surprisingly, a movie adaptation is in the works.
Agree, very good and powerful book.