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West with the Night Summary
Beryl Markham

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West with the Night Summary

Plot Summary

West with the Night is a memoir of Beryl Markham, horse trainer, bush pilot, and history making aviatrix. Beryl Markham grew up in the wilds of Africa where her father raised racehorses on their farm. Beryl followed in her father's footsteps by becoming the first woman in Africa to receive her horse-training license. Fascinated with the talents of her friend, Tom Black, Beryl learned to fly and went on to become the first person to fly east to west across the Atlantic from London to North America. Although her flight ended in Nova Scotia rather than the intended New York, Beryl will always be known for her courage and her groundbreaking talents.

While searching for a fellow pilot after his plane disappeared in flight, Beryl ran into an old friend from her childhood who reminded her of their shared past. A lion once attacked Beryl. The lion was...

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