Louis Zamperini with David Rensin
Harper Collins, 2003 (2011)
Devil at My Heels is the updated autobiography of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete, B-24 bombardier, POW, and Christian. It seems most people come upon the book by first finding Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken, the biography of the same man published around the same time.
Unsurprisingly, much of the text is the same. It is, after all, the same man’s true story. The stories are generally identical, though told in slightly different ways. As noted in the review of Unbroken, Zamperini’s story there is a well told narrative but lacks Read more…