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Too Close to the Sun The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton

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ISBN-10: 1400060699

ISBN-13: 9781400060696

Edition: 2007

Authors: Sara Wheeler

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Denys Finch Hatton was adored by women and idolized by men. A champion of Africa, legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Finch Hatton inspired Karen Blixen to write the unforgettable stories in "Out of Africa," Now esteemed British biographer Sara Wheeler tells the truth about this extraordinarily charismatic adventurer. Born to an old aristocratic family that had gambled away most of its fortune, Finch Hatton grew up in a world of effortless elegance and boundless power. Tall and graceful, with the soul of a poet and an athlete's relaxed masculinity, he became a hero without trying at Eton and Oxford. In 1910, searching for novelty and…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/24/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Maps
The Finch Hatton Family Tree
Introduction
Out of Trim
Take Your Hat Off, Hatton
Into Africa
Huns in the Jungle
Babylon, Mespot-Iraq
My Wife's Lover
Daniel
Stunting
Ariel
Too Close to the Sun
List of Illustrations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index