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Author Markham, Beryl.

Title West with the night [kit] / Beryl Markham.

Imprint New York : North Point Press, 2013, c1983.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Storage    92 Markham,B MAR    Available
Description xv, 293 p. ; 21 cm. + 1 notebook ((unpaged) ; 28 cm.) in canvas bag.
Note "With a new introduction by Sara Wheeler"--P. [1] of cover.
"Originally published in 1942 by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Published in 1983 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Ths paperback edition, 2013"--T.p. verso.
Each Book Group Kit, contained in a canvas bag, includes 12 copies of the book and one copy of a notebook containing book reviews, discussion questions, author information, a bibliography of the titles in the Book Group Kit collection, bibliographies of books and websites on book groups and enhancements (articles, maps or pictures) to help understand the book.
Contents Message from Nungwe -- Men with blackwater die -- 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 -- Sea will take small pride.
Summary 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.
Subject Markham, Beryl.
Women air pilots -- Biography.
Women air pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Women air pilots -- Africa -- Biography.
Africa, East -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780865477636 (paperback)
0865477639 (paperback)

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