A House in the Sky is the dramatic and redemptive memoir of Amanda Lindhout, a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity-an exquisitely written story of courage, resilience, and grace. Sep 09, 2013 · An Excerpt from the New Memoir A House in the Sky Trying to make her way as a journalist, Amanda Lindhout went to Somalia with a photographer ex-boyfriend to find a great story.

Jun 25, 2013 · A House in the Sky is Amanda Lindhouts recount of the events that took place over her year in captivity. A “It was a lesson the world had already taught me and was teaching me still. You don’t know what’s possible until you actually see it.” Jun 25, 2013 · A House in the Sky is Amanda Lindhouts recount of the events that took place over her year in captivity. A “It was a lesson the world had already taught me and was teaching me still. You don’t know what’s possible until you actually see it.” A House in the Sky is a 2013 memoir by Amanda Lindhout, co-written with the journalist Sara Corbett. It recounts Lindhout's experience in southern Somalia as a hostage of teenage militants from the Hizbul Islam fundamentalist group. As of September 2013, the book is a New York Times bestseller.