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Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham - Mary S. Lovell
Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
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The New York Times bestseller: “Every page is filled with revelations, gossip and fascinating details about Markham.”—Diane Ackerman, The New York Times Book ReviewBorn in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty. She trained race horses and had scandalous affairs, but... show more
The New York Times bestseller: “Every page is filled with revelations, gossip and fascinating details about Markham.”—Diane Ackerman, The New York Times Book ReviewBorn in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty. She trained race horses and had scandalous affairs, but she is most remembered for being a pioneering aviatrix. She became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to make it from London to New York nonstop. In Mary S. Lovell’s definitive biography, Beryl takes on new life—vividly portrayed by a master biographer whose knowledge of her subject is unparalleled. 16 pages of photographs
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393339154 (0393339157)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 421
Edition language: English
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I loved [book:West With the Night] that I read several months ago so I was interested in foraging forthe real story behind Beryl Markham’s soloflight west across the Atlantic, her childhoodin Africa and her relationship with several famous men of the early twentieth century. Beryl’s father was a fai...
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