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Al oeste con la noche - Beryl Markham, Miguel Izquiero
Al oeste con la noche
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788492663606
Publisher: Libros del Asteroide
Pages no: 316
Edition language: Spanish
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BookPieces
BookPieces rated it
5.0 What Pilots Know
Beryl Markham lent me her wings while I was laid up on a hospital bed, almost paralyzed, with surgeons recommending that, in order for me to walk again, they would have to carve me up. Once they would leave, taking their medical insights with them, the weight of their Cartesian scientific history an...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 West with the Night
"I stumble out of the plane and sink to my knees in muck and stand there foolishly staring, not at the lifeless land, but at my watch. Twenty-one hours and twenty-five minutes. Atlantic flight. Abingdon, England, to a nameless swamp – nonstop." It is probably sacrilege to have read West with th...
Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it
3.0 The Need for Speed
Circling the Sun is about pioneering female pilot Beryl Markham, but you wouldn’t know it for most of the book. Beryl’s aviation adventures act like a frame story for Beryl’s coming of age in Africa, where the story’s real focus lies. She has an unconventional childhood during which she is accepted ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Flying into Africa
Several GR friends read this and enjoyed it, so when it was offer on sale for Kindle I picked it up. It got put to the head of the TBR list after I read Circling the Sun by Paula McClain. McClain wrote quite passionately about the brilliant writing in this memoir, and portrayed Markham as a very i...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 West with the Night by Beryl Markham
bookshelves: paper-read, one-penny-wonder, african-continent, published-1942, tbr-busting-2012, autumn-2012, nonfiction, adventure, afr-kenya, colonial-overlords, library-in-norway, lifestyles-deathstyles Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Themis-Athena (Does not and never will own a Kindle) Read from M...
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