West With the Night by Beryl Markham

The book is a memoir of a British-born woman who grew up in Kenya during the early 20th century. She recounts her unconventional upbringing, her passion for horses, and her career as a bush pilot. The narrative is filled with vivid descriptions of the African landscape and wildlife, as well as her personal adventures and encounters. The book culminates with her historic solo flight across the Atlantic from east to west.

The 875th greatest book of all time


Published
1942
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
280-320
Words
78,000
Original Language
English

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