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Too close to the sun : the life and times of Denys Finch Hatton

Author: Sara Wheeler
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conservationist, scholar, soldier, white hunter and fabled lover - Denys Finch Hatton was an aristocrat of leonine nonchalance. After a dazzling career at Eton and Oxford he sailed in 1910 for British East Africa - still then the land of the pioneer. There, concluded in his obituary in The Times, 'No one who ever met him, whether man or woman, old or young, white or black, failed to come under his spell ... He was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Finch Hatton, Denys
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wheeler, Sara.
Too close to the sun.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2006
(DLC) 2006404667
(OCoLC)225429746
Named Person: Denys George Finch Hatton; Denys George Finch Hatton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Wheeler
OCLC Number: 680106988
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Sara Wheeler.

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Denys Finch Hatton was an aristocrat of leonine nonchalance. He was a soldier in the East Africa Campaign, a white hunter, a farmer, a pilot, the epitome of the brave pioneer. This book tells the  Read more...

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