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The Resource Circling the sun, Paula McLain

Circling the sun, Paula McLain

Label
Circling the sun
Title
Circling the sun
Statement of responsibility
Paula McLain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young girl, Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya from Britain by parents dreaming of a new life. For her mother, the dream quickly turned sour, and she returned home; Beryl was brought up by her father, allowing her first to run wild on their farm, then incarcerating her in the classroom. The scourge of governesses and serial absconder from boarding school, by the age of 16 Beryl had been catapulted into a disastrous marriage. Scandalizing high society with her errant behaviour, she left her husband and became the first woman to hold a professional racehorse trainer's licence. After falling in with the hedonistic and gin-soaked Happy Valley set, Beryl soon became embroiled in a love triangle with the writer Karen Blixen and big game-hunter Denys Finch Hatton. It was this unhappy affair which set tragedy in motion, while awakening Beryl to her truest self, and to her fate: to fly
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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McLain, Paula
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Africa
Label
Circling the sun, Paula McLain
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781844088287
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781844088287
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Circling the sun, Paula McLain
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781844088287
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781844088287
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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