The Lives of Beryl Markham by Errol Trzebinski
Out of Africa's Hidden Free Spirit and Denys Finch Hatton's Last Great Love

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A biography of the Englishwoman known for her 1936 transatlantic solo flight describes her sexual adventures, three marriages, and pursuit of Denys Finch Hatton, whose relationship with Isak Dinesen was captured in Out of Africa.
 

About Errol Trzebinski

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Errol Trzebinski has spent over half her life in Kenya. She was a consultant on the film Out of Africa.
 
Published August 1, 1993 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 396 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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A biography that reluctantly digs the dirt--and there's an awful lot of it--on famed Kenyan-born aviatrix Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly the Atlantic and once the presumed author of the bestselling West with the Night.

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Svelte, tall, glamorous, vain, nervy pilot Beryl Markham (1902-1986) won fame with her transatlantic solo flight in 1936. In a magnificent, enthralling biography, Trzebinski peels away the layers of m

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Entertainment Weekly

THE LIVES OF BERYL MARKHAM Errol Trzebinski (Norton, $27.50) Although the belittling subtitle of this biography identifies Beryl Markham as aviator ''Denys Finch Hatton's Last Great Love,'' the book itself dramatizes her more meaningful accomplishments.

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The Independent

It's a good enough claim to fame, but Beryl Markham did more than clear 'The Waterjump'.

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