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West into night

by Glen A. Sorestad

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Published by Thistledown Press in Saskatoon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGlen Sorestad.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/14679 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1280781M
ISBN 100920633870
LC Control Number92137800

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Her book, West With the Night, was published in and was favorably received [The book] tells the story of Markham’s childhood in Kenya, her unconventional career as a bush pilot and her pioneering transatlantic flight the book continues to be a classic account of growing up in Kenya” (Gale Group).   Adam: So, Jenny, that was a real last-minute appearance for Gov. Gavin Newsom of California, the West Coast book end for the speech earlier .

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Paula McClain's book Circling the Sun is a fictional memoir of Beryl Markham, and West with the Night is her actual memoir. I wondered at first why McClain would choose Markham of all people to fictionalize, when Markham had already spoken for herself in this by:   The classic memoir of Africa, aviation, and adventure—the inspiration for Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun and “a bloody wonderful book” (Ernest Hemingway).

Beryl Markham’s life story is a true epic. Not only did she set records and break barriers as a pilot, she shattered societal expectations, threw herself into torrid love affairs, survived desperate crash landings—and chronicled /5(K). "West with the Night" is the memoir of a woman who loved adventure.

Beryl Markham spent most of her childhood in British East Africa (Kenya) where her father owned a horse farm. She grew up playing with the native African children, spending her time playing games and learning to hunt with the young boys rather than making friends with the /5(3K).

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Beryl followed in her father's footsteps by becoming the first woman. And when she sat down to write her memoirs, she produced a dazzling book.

I still have my first copy of West with the Night, now frayed, the pages yellow with age. West With The Night Summary.

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This is the illustrated edition of West With the Night, published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang, A handsome, quality book with a sewn binding, dustcover, and hardback boards that are quarter-cloth, 3/4's pictorial (clouds.) I think it is pretty. Heavy weight paper with something like over illustrations integrated into the flow of the text.

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West with the Night is the story of a remarkable woman molded and shaped by many things: the African jungle, a certain dog, horses, airplanes, friendships with white men and black.

There is no life, no story quite like it. "Much more than a pilot's memoir, West with the Night is a wise, funny, and inspiring exploration of a life well lived."--Nation. West with the night Fantastic book.

Markham is a master of language and description as much or more than she was a master of an airplane. This was a high definition, 3D flight with her through her life story.

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