Beryl Markham (1902–1986) was a British-born Kenyan aviatrix, adventurer, and racehorse trainer. During the pioneer days of aviation, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west. She died at the age of 83 in Nairobi, Kenya.
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A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our time
Beryl Markham’s West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim...