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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[Lovell] has a genuine affection for her subject. This makes fascinating reading about a woman whose feats would be difficult to duplicate. "
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Book Description ARROW BOOKS LTD, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099536005