Markham, Beryl. West with the Night. North Point Press, 1983.
Standard Name: Markham, Beryl
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Another local acquaintance (who, like Elspeth Huxley, left an account of white settler society in the future Kenya that was to some extent designed to counter ID 's version) was the future aviator Beryl Markham
4 September 1936
Beryl Markham left Abingdon in England by plane, heading for Canada. She crash-landed on Cape Breton Island nearly twenty-four hours later, and so became the first person to complete a solo flight across the Atlantic...
End of May 1942
Beryl Markham , horsewoman and aviator, published her memoir of her life in Africa, West with the Night, a work often compared with Out of Africa by Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) .