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OUT OF AFRICA & SHADOWS ON THE GRASS

Author: Isak Dinesen (aka Karen Blixen)

With classic simplicity and a painter's feeling for atmosphere and detail, Dinesen tells of the years she spent from 1914 to 1931 managing a coffee plantation in Kenya.

In this book, Dineson 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.

$14.95 (softcover)
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