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A HOUSE IN THE SKY

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Amanda Lindhout

Biography & Memoir • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Craving travel and excitement, young Canadian Amanda Lindhout embarked on a career as a freelance journalist. But her adventures came to a terrifying halt in Somalia when she and a friend were kidnapped. With writer Sara Corbett, Lindhout has written an account of her 460 days as a hostage, telling a harrowing story that demonstrates her courage, tenacity, and resilience. The choice of Lindhout to narrate her own memoir adds enormous intimacy. She displays control of a broad emotional range, including clear, objective reporting of her torture and deprivation. Her measured pacing and effective use of tone provide immediacy and texture. This "can't-stop-listening" experience is not to be missed. M.O.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781442367548 $39.99 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN 9781442367494 $23.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2013

CD ISBN 978-1-4906-0157-1 $123.75 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4703-9866-8 $49.75 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4906-0179-3 $109.00

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