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Amanda Lindhout

Biography

Amanda Lindhout

Amanda Lindhout is the founder of the Global Enrichment Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports development, aid, and education initiatives in Somalia and Kenya. She was kidnapped by Somalian insurgents in 2008 while posted there as a journalist and was held for fifteen months. After her release, she began a philanthropic career.

Amanda Lindhout

Books by Amanda Lindhout

by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett - Autobiography, Memoir

A HOUSE IN THE SKY is the spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into 15 months of harrowing captivity in Somalia. Amanda Lindhout’s story is one of courage, resilience and extraordinary grace.