The Resource Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain, (ebook)

Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain, (ebook)

Label
Circling the sun : a novel
Title
Circling the sun
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paula McLain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--
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McLain, Paula
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C383495
LC item number
C57 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Markham, Beryl
  • Women air pilots
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Kenya
Label
Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain, (ebook)
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http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E2409EE0-3D92-4355-BE49-6F07A8EEE5BA
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345534194
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computer
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Specific material designation
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Stock number
E2409EE0-3D92-4355-BE49-6F07A8EEE5BA
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  • ocn906031438
  • (OCoLC)906031438
Label
Circling the sun : a novel, Paula McLain, (ebook)
Link
http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E2409EE0-3D92-4355-BE49-6F07A8EEE5BA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345534194
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E2409EE0-3D92-4355-BE49-6F07A8EEE5BA
System control number
  • ocn906031438
  • (OCoLC)906031438

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