People/Characters: Beryl Markham

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African Lives: White Lies, Tropical Truth, Darkest Gossip, and Rumblings of Rumor from Chinese Gordon to Beryl Markham, and Beyond by Denis Boyles
Beryl Markham: Never Turn Back (Barnard Biography Series) by Catherine Gourley
Brave Companions by David McCullough
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Flying against the wind : a story about Beryl Markham by Andy Russell Bowen
Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller by Judith Thurman
The Lives of Beryl Markham by Errol Trzebinski
The Man Whom Women Loved: The Life of Bror Blixen by Ulf Aschan
Nine Faces of Kenya by Elspeth Huxley
Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl
Silence Will Speak: A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and His Relationship With Karen Blixen by Errol Trzebinski
A Sinful Safari by Michael Kilian
Splendid Outcast: Beryl Markham's African Stories by Beryl Markham
Straight on till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham by Mary S. Lovell
Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton by Sara Wheeler
West with the Night by Beryl Markham
Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-Setting Journeys (Women of Action) by Karen Bush Gibson
Women Explorers of the Air: Jacqueline Cochran, Bessie Coleman, Beryl Markham, Harriet Quimby, Amelia Earhart (Capstone by Margo McLoone

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Character description

Beryl Markham (1902-1986) was a British-born Kenyan who had several adventurous careers, including as a record-breaking pilot in the pioneer days of aviation.
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