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The Resource Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain

Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain

Label
Circling the sun : a novel
Title
Circling the sun
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paula McLain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
CaOONL
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McLain, Paula
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Markham, Beryl
  • Blixen, Karen
  • Finch Hatton, Denys George
  • English
  • Women
  • Horse trainers
  • Women air pilots
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Kenya
Label
Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
366 p.
Isbn
9780385677219
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
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System control number
  • 169172
  • 783796
Label
Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
366 p.
Isbn
9780385677219
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 169172
  • 783796

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