You are here
Amanda Lindhout - "House in the Sky" - in Abbotsford
Amanda Lindhout is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker and journalist. Her multiple award winning memoir, House in the Sky, has been on the bestseller top ten list for over three years and her work as a journalist has included writing feature articles in Macleans, National Post and Flare, with photography for Flare.
Amanda Lindhout traveled to Somalia as a freelance journalist to research a story on the millions of people affected by two decades of war, drought, and famine. Kidnapped by teenage criminals outside of the capital city, Mogadishu, Amanda spent 460 days enduring unimaginable hardships as a hostage in one of the world’s poorest countries. Today she’s asked by audiences around the world to share her story of forgiveness and resilience.
A captivating, unforgettable speaker, Lindhout alights on the positive and leaves the audience with a fuller understanding of the freedom we can all experience when we choose to embrace compassion. What emerges is a celebration of resilience - a powerful portrait of the strength of the human spirit.
Don't miss this incredible opportunity...
- Date: April 13th, 2017
- Time: 7pm
- Location: Abbotsford Arts Centre
- Tickets: $25 (general public) / $15 (university/college students - with ID) / $10 (Abbotsford School District students - with ID)
On sale now! Tickets are available at The Bookman (2 locations - 2630 Bourquin Cres W., Abbotsford and 45939 Wellington Ave., Chilliwack)
Current until: Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017