Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Laura Hillenbrand studied at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, but was forced to leave before graduation when she contracted chronic fatigue syndrome, which she has struggled with ever since. She now lives in Washington, D.C, and rarely travels because of her condition.
Books:Unbroken, November 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend, July 2003
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