Circling the sun: a novel
(Playaway Audiobook)

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Published:
Solon, Ohio :
Format:
Playaway Audiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
1 audio media player (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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Description
Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating womanBeryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic memoir Out of Africa.Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of natures delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships.Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who live and love by their own set of rules. But its the ruggedly charismatic Denys Finch Hatton who ultimately helps Beryl navigate the uncharted territory of her own heart. The intensity of their love reveals Beryls truest self and her fate: to fly.Set against the majestic landscape of early-twentieth-century Africa, McLains powerful tale reveals the extraordinary adventures of a woman before her time, the exhilaration of freedom and its cost, and the tenacity of the human spirit.Praise for Paula McLain and The Paris WifeMcLain has brought Hadley [Hemingway] to life in a novel that begins in a rush of early love. . . . A moving portrait of a woman slighted by history, a woman whose . . . story needed to be told.The Boston GlobeThe Paris Wife creates the kind of out-of-body reading experience th
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781467603591, 1467603597

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General Note
Title from Playaway label.
General Note
Originally released by Random House Audio ℗2015.
General Note
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Katharine McEwan.
Description
Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic memoir Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships. Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who also live and love by their own set of rules. But it's the ruggedly charismatic Denys Finch Hatton who ultimately helps Beryl navigate the uncharted territory of her own heart. The intensity of their love reveals Beryl's truest self and her fate: to fly.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McLain, P., & McEwan, K. Circling the sun: a novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McLain, Paula and Katharine, McEwan. Circling the Sun: A Novel. Solon, Ohio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McLain, Paula and Katharine, McEwan, Circling the Sun: A Novel. Solon, Ohio.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McLain, Paula,, and Katharine McEwan. Circling the Sun: A Novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio,

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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