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West with the Night

by Beryl Markham

If the first responsibility of a memoirist is to lead a life worth writing about, Markham succeeded beyond all measure. Born Beryl Clutterbuck in the middle of England, she spent her life defying all expectations of how a woman should live and what a single person can achieve.Markham and her father moved to Kenya when she was a girl, and she grew u...
Publish Date
2013
January 21
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780865477636
Tags
biographymemoirtravel
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 15, 2000
This is a beautifully written life story of one of the greatest woman adventurers of all time, from her growing up in sub-Saharan Africa to her exploits as a pilot.      source