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  • ISBN: 9780307989918
  • ISBN: 0307989917
  • Physical Description: remote
    1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2015.

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Participant or Performer Note: Narrator not specified.
Summary, etc.: Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman, Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic memoir Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships. Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who live and love by their own set of rules.
Source of Description Note:
Online resource, title from title details screen (Overdrive, viewed on May 12, 2015).
Subject: Markham, Beryl -- Fiction
Women air pilots -- Africa -- Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
Kenya -- Fiction
Markham, Beryl
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Women air pilots
Africa
Kenya
Genre: Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks.
Fiction.
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