This I Believe

nathan - corvallis, Oregon
Entered on June 14, 2007
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: work

Seabiscuit is not a success story based solely on imagination. Seabiscuit’s story is a story of failure and success. It is a story of hard work and determination, a story of chance, a story of luck, but most of all, it is a story of hope. Hillenbrand tells this story in such a way that you feel that you have to continue onward to see what happens next. Her writing style is based upon telling a story but it is by no means a fictional story. She works hard to determine the key facts and information that causes the story to maintain its girth. Hillenbrand presents the facts in such a way that the story would feel barren without them. There is no doubt that Seabiscuit is as highly researched a book as many scholarly papers. Her sources alone take up 32 pages. Because this is such a well researched book, her use of technical terms is abundant in the text. This book is, in its six years of existence, one of the most interesting and engrossing stories in existence