West With The Night

By Beryl Markham

Markham is a word master who, whether flying low-level over zebras on Africa’s dusty savannas or solo across the Atlantic, takes us with her in the cockpit – where we learn why we must experience life on the edge of our wings.
~ Delia Owens

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Publish Date: 1942

A memoir of her exciting life, the book details Beryl Markham’s youth in East Africa, where she became a horse trainer and breeder and learnt to fly planes, becoming the first woman in Kenya to receive a commercial pilot’s license and and the first person to fly solo across the North Atlantic westerly.