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Author: Isak Dinesen
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 1987, ©1985.
Series: [Modern library of the world's best books]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Crown edView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her: of primitive festivals: of big game that were her near neighbors--lions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962.
Out of Africa.
New York : Crown Publishers, 1987, ©1985
(OCoLC)571912924
Named Person: Isak Dinesen; Isak Dinesen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isak Dinesen
ISBN: 0517565099 9780517565094 0679600213 9780679600213
OCLC Number: 14242392
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Series Title: [Modern library of the world's best books]
Responsibility: Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen).

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In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her: of primitive festivals: of big game that were her near neighbors--lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, buffaloes--and of Lulu, the little gazelle who came to live with her, unbelievably ladylike and beautiful.

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