Quotes by Amanda Lindhout

About Amanda Lindhout:

Amanda Lindhout is a Canadian humanitarian and journalist. On August 23, 2008, she and members of her entourage were kidnapped by Islamist insurgents in southern Somalia. She was released 15 months later on November 25, 2009, and has since embarked on a philanthropic career. In 2013, she released the New York Times bestseller A House in the Sky: A Memoir, in which she recounts her early life, travels as a young adult, and hostage experience. In 2014, the book was optioned to become a major motion picture by Megan Ellison, with Rooney Mara playing the role of Lindhout.

Author Bio

  • NameAmanda Lindhout
  • Descriptionjournalist and humanitarian
  • BornJune 12, 1981
  • CountryCanada
  • ProfessionJournalist; Autobiographer