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An edition of West with the night (1942)

West with the night

And related readings (Literature connections)

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This edition was published in by McDougal Littell

Written in English

342 pages

A pioneer aviator's life in Africa.

From a letter to Maxwell Perkins:
"Did you read Beryl Markham's book, West with the Night? I knew her fairly well in Africa and never would have suspected that she could and would put pen to paper except to write her flyer's log book. As it is, she has written so well, and marvelously well, that I was completely ashamed of myself as a writer. I felt that I was simply a carpenter with words, picking up whatever was furnished on the job and nailing them together and sometimes making an okay pig pen. But [she] can write rings around all of us who consider ourselves as writers. The only parts of it that I know about personally, on account of having been there at the time and heard the other people's stories, are absolutely true. ... I wish you would get it and read it because it is really a bloody wonderful book." (Ernest Hemingway)

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Cover of: The Illustrated West with the Night
The Illustrated West with the Night
Oct 29, 2018, WWW.Snowballpublishing.com
paperback
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
2013
in English - Paperback edition
Cover of: Al oeste con la noche
Al oeste con la noche
2012, Libros del Asteroide
in Spanish / español
Cover of: West with the Night
West with the Night
December 1, 2007, Blackstone Audio Inc.
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: West With the Night
West With the Night: Library Edition
April 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: West With the Night
West With the Night: Library Edition
April 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: West With the Night
West With the Night: Library Edition
April 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks
MP3 CD in English - MP3 Una edition
Cover of: West with the Night
West with the Night
April 2004, The Audio Partners
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Westwärts mit der Nacht. Mein Leben als Fliegerin in Afrika
Westwärts mit der Nacht. Mein Leben als Fliegerin in Afrika
May 1, 2002, Piper
Paperback in German / Deutsch
Cover of: West with the Night
West with the Night
March 2002, Adventure Library
Hardcover
Cover of: Westwärts mit der Nacht. Mein Leben als Fliegerin in Afrika
Westwärts mit der Nacht. Mein Leben als Fliegerin in Afrika
April 1, 2001, Piper
Paperback in German / Deutsch
Cover of: West With the Night
West With the Night
October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night: And related readings (Literature connections)
1997, McDougal Littell
Unknown Binding in English
Cover of: The illustrated West with the night
The illustrated West with the night
1994, Welcome Enterprises, Distributed in the U.S. by Stewart, Tabori & Chang
in English
Cover of: West with the Night
West with the Night: Unabridged (Audio Editions)
September 1992, The Audio Partners
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1989, Easton Press
in English - Collector's ed.
Cover of: The illustrated West with the night
The illustrated West with the night
1989, Virago
in English
Cover of: Rivalen der Wüste und andere Erzählungen aus Afrika
Rivalen der Wüste und andere Erzählungen aus Afrika
January 1, 1988, Nymphenburger
Hardcover in German / Deutsch
Cover of: Al oeste con la noche
Al oeste con la noche
1987, Mondadori
in Spanish / español
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1987, North Point Press
Hardcover (with dustjacket) - Illustrated edition
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
March 1986, ISIS Large Print Books
Hardcover in English - Large Print edition
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1985, ISIS
in English
Cover of: West With the Night
West With the Night
June 1984, Virago Press
Paperback in English - New edition
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1983, North Point Press
in English
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1983, North Point Press
in English
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1943, Harrap
in English
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1942, Houghton Mifflin
in English
Cover of: West with the night.
West with the night.
1942, Houghton Mifflin
in English
Cover of: West with the night
West with the night
1942, Houghton Mifflin company
in English

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West with the night

First published in 1942



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A pioneer aviator's life in Africa.

From a letter to Maxwell Perkins:
"Did you read Beryl Markham's book, West with the Night? I knew her fairly well in Africa and never would have suspected that she could and would put pen to paper except to write her flyer's log book. As it is, she has written so well, and marvelously well, that I was completely ashamed of myself as a writer. I felt that I was simply a carpenter with words, picking up whatever was furnished on the job and nailing them together and sometimes making an okay pig pen. But [she] can write rings around all of us who consider ourselves as writers. The only parts of it that I know about personally, on account of having been there at the time and heard the other people's stories, are absolutely true. ... I wish you would get it and read it because it is really a bloody wonderful book." (Ernest Hemingway)

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How is it possible to bring order out of memory?
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Classifications

Dewey 629.13/092, B

West with the night

And related readings (Literature connections)

This edition was published in by McDougal Littell


The Physical Object

Format
Unknown Binding
Number of pages
342

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10165179M
Internet Archive
westwithnightrel0000mark
ISBN 10
0395775027
ISBN 13
9780395775028
OCLC/WorldCat
38567570
Goodreads
83480

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