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A House in the Sky
- A Memoir
- Written by: Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett
- Narrated by: Amanda Lindhout
- Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
Amanda Lindhout reads her spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into 15 months of harrowing captivity in Somalia - a story of courage, resilience, and extraordinary grace. In August 2008, she traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia - "the most dangerous place on Earth." On her fourth day in the country, she and her photojournalist companion were abducted.
Incredible true story about resilience
- By vanessa on 2019-08-27
Absolutely incredible!!!!! Could not put it down
Every western woman should read this. Real and heartbreaking and fascinating all at once
Thanks Amanda. Glad you came home safe
The Never-Ending Present
- The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip
- Written by: Michael Barclay
- Narrated by: George Stroumboulopoulos
- Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
From our talent-rich neighbor to the north comes this biography of one of the most successful Canadian rock bands, The Tragically Hip, which announced a year-long tour after sharing the news of lead singer Gord Downie’s inoperable cancer. Now available to US listeners, The Never-Ending Present details what led up to the memorable night when music fans all over the world watched Downie’s heroic final performance.
Loved the band, loved the book!
- By Susan Visser on 2018-09-18
Fantastic in every way
Loved the book, loved Strombo narrating!!! He is by far by favourite narrator. Book gave me chills. Thank you to the author for writing it. If you are even remotely a Hip fan you have to listen. If you are remotely Canadian you have to listen!!