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West with the Night

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ISBN-10: 0865477639

ISBN-13: 9780865477636

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Beryl Markham, Sara Wheeler

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A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our timeBeryl Markham’sWest with the Nightis a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Isak Dinesen.     If the first responsibility of a memoirist is to lead a life worth writing about, Markham succeeded beyond all measure. Born Beryl Clutterbuck in the middle of England, she and her father moved to Kenya when she was a girl, and she grew up with a zebra for a pet; horses for friends; baboons, lions, and gazelles for neighbors. She made money by scouting elephants from a tiny plane. And she would spend most of the rest of her…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 1/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.87" wide x 8.18" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Introduction
Message from Nungwe
Men with Blackwater Die
The Stamp of Wilderness
Why Do We Fly?
He Was a Good Lion
Still Is the Land
Praise God for the Blood of the Bull
And We Be Playmates, Thou and I
Royal Exile
Was There a Horse with Wings?
My Trail Is North
Hodi!
Na Kupa Hati M'zuri
Errands of the Wind
Birth of a Life
Ivory and Sansevieria
I May Have to Shoot Him
Captives of the Rivers
What of the Hunting, Hunter Bold?
Kwaheri Means Farewell
Search for a Libyan Fort
Benghazi by Candlelight
West with the Night
The Sea Will Take Small Pride