"A terrific character...through her curious eyes, a terrifying patch of history comes to vivid life." —Jennifer Reese, Entertainment Weekly
"Aminata is an eloquent guide to 70 years of turbulent history spanning three continents."
—Julie Wittes Schlack, Boston Globe
"Wonderfully written....In Someone Knows My Name, as in the slave narratives that inspired it, language is power." —Nancy Kline, New York Times Book Review
"[Written] with grace and compassion...an authentic hero." —Jennifer Berman, Bookforum