Circling the sun : a novel
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New York : Ballantine Books, [2015].
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First edition.
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366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780345534187, 0345534182

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"Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic memoir Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships. Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who also live and love by their own set of rules. But it's the ruggedly charismatic Denys Finch Hatton who ultimately helps Beryl navigate the uncharted territory of her own heart. The intensity of their love reveals Beryl's truest self and her fate: to fly. Set against the majestic landscape of early-twentieth-century Africa, McLain's powerful tale reveals the extraordinary adventures of a woman before her time, the exhilaration of freedom and its cost, and the tenacity of the human spirit. --,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McLain, P. (2015). Circling the sun: a novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McLain, Paula. 2015. Circling the Sun: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

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McLain, Paula, Circling the Sun: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2015.

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McLain, Paula. Circling the Sun: A Novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books, 2015. Print.

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