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  • 32 of 36 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
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Terrace Public Library MCL (Text) 35151001011972 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780385677219 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 366 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : Bond Street Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Map on endpapers.
Summary, etc.: "Brought to Kenya as a small child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised both by her father--a racehorse trainer--and the native Kipsigis tribe on her father's land. Her unconventional upbringing transforms her into a daring young woman, with a love of all things wild, but everything she knows and trusts dissolves when her father's farm goes bankrupt. Reeling from the scandal and heartbreak, Beryl is catapulted into a disastrous marriage at the age of 16. Finally she makes the courageous decision to break free, forging her own path as a horse trainer and shocking high society in the process. The British colony has never seen a woman as determined and fiery as Beryl. Before long, she catches the eye of the fascinating and bohemian Happy Valley set, including writer Karen Blixen and her lover Denys Finch Hatton, who will later be immortalized in Blixen's memoir, Out of Africa. The three become embroiled in a complex triangle that changes the course of Beryl's life, setting tragedy in motion while awakening her to her truest self and her fate: to fly."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Markham, Beryl -- Fiction
Blixen, Karen -- 1885-1962 -- Fiction
Finch Hatton, Denys George -- 1887-1931 -- Fiction
English -- Kenya -- Fiction
Women -- Kenya -- Fiction
Horse trainers -- Kenya -- Fiction
Women air pilots -- Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
Kenya -- Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
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