West with the Night

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Macmillan, 1942 - Biography & Autobiography - 293 pages
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West with the Night is the story of Beryl Markham--aviator, racehorse trainer, beauty--and her life in the Kenya of the 1920s and '30s.
  

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Miss Beryl Markham, affectionately called "Beru" by tongues that speak Swahili, is a sassy, cool, adventure-having wild woman who flies a plane around Africa in her twenties. Prior to that, she could ... Read full review

Contents

MESSAGE FROM NUNGWE
3
MEN WITH BLACKWATER DIE
17
THE STAMP OF WILDERNESS 83
33
WHY DO WE FLY?
45
BOOK
55
HE WAS A GOOD LION
57
STILL IS THE LAND
67
PRAISE GOD FOR THE BLOOD OF THE BULL
77
NA KUPA HATI mzURI
155
ERRANDS OF THE WIND
175
BOOK FOUR
183
BIRTH OF A LIFE
185
IVORY AND SANSEVIERIA
197
MAY HAVE TO SHOOT HIM
205
CAPTIVES OF THE RIVERS
219
WHAT OF THE HUNTING HUNTER BOLD?
228

AND WE BE PLAYMATES THOU AND I
99
ROYAL EXILE
108
WAS THERE A HORSE WITH WINGS?
117
BOOK THREE
129
MY TRAIL IS NORTH
131
HODI
143
SEARCH FOR A LIBYAN FORT
254
BENGHAZI BY CANDLELIGHT
264
WEST WITH THE NIGHT
277
THE SEA WILL TAKE SMALL PRIDE
292
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Beryl Markham is also the author of The Splendid Outcast: The African Stories of Beryl Markham.

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