Beryl Markham Writing Styles in West with the Night

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This book is a non-fiction memoir of the life of Beryl Markham, a horse trainer, bush pilot, and groundbreaking aviatrix. Beryl was a British citizen who, from the age of three, grew up in Kenya, or as it was called at the time, British Africa. Beryl grew up among the natives of the area and the animals indigenous to the area, causing her to have a very unusual childhood. Beryl was also one of the first women to receive her horse training license and then to also receive her commercial pilot's license. Beryl overcame many obstacles that other women of her time were forced to face and lived an adventurous life.

Beryl's reasons for writing this memoir were to celebrate her life, share with others her experiences, and share her experience of being the first person to fly east to west over the Atlantic, from London to New...

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