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Out of Africa (Pocket Penguins) By Karen Blixen

Out of Africa (Pocket Penguins)
by Karen Blixen

The author went to Kenya in 1914 to run a coffee farm; its failure in 1931 caused her to return to Denmark. This book discusses her life there; her friendship with the various people of the area; and, her sympathetic response to the landscape and animals.

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Karen Blixen went to Kenya in 1914 to run a coffee farm; its failure in 1931 caused her to return to Denmark where she wrote this classic account of her experiences. "Out of Africa" is a celebration of her life there; her friendship with the various people of the area and her sympathetic response to the landscape and animals are drawn with warmth and unusual clarity. Although the book is pervaded by her sense of loss, Karen Blixen looks back with an unsentimental intelligence to portray a way of life that is now gone forever.

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GOR000628299
Out of Africa (Pocket Penguins)
Karen Blixen
Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1999-02-25
336
0140282610
9780140282610
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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