Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham

Author(s): Mary S. Lovell

Aviation | Biography

Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty. She trained race horses and had scandalous affairs, but she is most remembered for being a pioneering aviatrix. She became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to make it from London to New York nonstop. In Mary S. Lovell's definitive biography, Beryl takes on new life--vividly portrayed by a master biographer whose knowledge of her subject is unparalleled.


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  • : 9780393339154
  • : W. W. Norton & Company Limited
  • : W. W. Norton & Company Limited
  • : May 2011
  • : 1.2 Inches X 5.5 Inches X 8.3 Inches
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  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 421
  • : Mary S. Lovell