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Out of Africa
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
by Isak Dinesen


 
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New York: Random House (1938)

First Edition.

Very good dust jacket is bright with slightly sunned spine. Overall in very nice condition with a bright spine. A beautiful book.


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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