This book is a dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity. At the age of nineteen, working as a cocktail waitress in Calgary, Amanda Lindhout began saving her tips so she could travel the globe. She backpacked through Latin America, Laos, Bangladesh, India, and went on to Sudan, Syria, and Pakistan. In war-ridden Afghanistan and Iraq she carved out a fledgling career as a television reporter. And then, in August 2008, she traveled to Somalia where on her fourth day she was abducted by a group of masked men along a dusty road. On sale September 10th. Click here to preorder this book online at Indigo.ca.