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Circling the Sun - Paula McLain
Circling the Sun
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Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers to Kenya in the 1920s, where the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer and aviator Beryl Markham tells the story of her life among the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in... show more
Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers to Kenya in the 1920s, where the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer and aviator Beryl Markham tells the story of her life among the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in colonial East Africa--and the complicated love triangle she shared with the white h
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385677219 (0385677219)
Publisher: Bond Street Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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4.0 Circling the Sun
I am lucky to live in a town with an amazing public library. Even more wonderful is the fact that each year our library hosts a luncheon that features a well-known, talented writer. This year, we met Paula McLain. I was already a fan. Having read one of her previous novels, The Paris Wife, I eagerly...
Thewanderingjew
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5.0 Today Beryl would have been praised and considered a thoroughly modern woman!
Circling the Sun, Paula McLain, read by Katharine McEwanThis beautifully imagined and poignantly read work of historic fiction, about Beryl Markham, born in 1902, brings this remarkable woman to life . Written with a lyrical prose, representative of the way novels used to be, with beautifully constr...
It's a Mad Mad World
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5.0 Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya by her British parents. But her mother could never settle there and left soon home with Beryl's older brother. Beryl was then brought up by her father who let her run free on the farm and no governesses or school could tame the wild Beryl and she was barely sevente...
JDCMustReadBooks
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5.0 Circling the Sun
By Paula McLain ISBN: 9780345534187 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 7/28/2015 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars A special thank you to Random House/Ballantine Book and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Love, the cover!CIRCLING THE SUN by talented Paula McClain...
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4.0 Circling the Sun
In Circling the Sun, Paula McLain has penned another wonderful fictionalized description of a historical figure – Beryl Markham. The book chronicles her life and relationships from her childhood in Kenya to her record-setting flight across the Atlantic. The characters come to life in this book that ...
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