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A house in the sky : a memoir of a kidnapping that changed everything

Author: Amanda Lindhout
Publisher: London : Viking, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of eighteen, the author moved from her hardscrabble hometown to the big city and worked as a cocktail waitress, saving her tips so she could travel the globe. In war-ridden Afghanistan and Iraq she carved out a fledgling career as a reporter. This title tells the story of courage, resilience, and grace.
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Named Person: Amanda Lindhout; Amanda Lindhout
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Lindhout
ISBN: 9780241003404 0241003407 9780670920860 067092086X
OCLC Number: 851825147
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Amanda Lindhout.

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A memoir of the author, a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's beautiful and remote places, its imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity.  Read more...

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