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Too close to the sun: the audacious life and times of Denys Finch Hatton
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New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
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xxii, 292 pages : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
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BIOGRAPHY Finch Hatton, D. 2009
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Legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton was born to an old aristocratic family. He became a hero without trying at Eton and Oxford. In 1910, searching for novelty and danger, Finch Hatton arrived in British East Africa and fell in love--with a continent, with a landscape, with a way of life that was about to change forever, as the outbreak of World War I engulfed the region. Finch Hatton was a captain when he met Karen Blixen in Nairobi and embarked on one of the great love affairs of the twentieth century. Biographer Wheeler teases out truth from fiction in the liaison that Blixen immortalized in Out of Africa. Ever restless, Finch Hatton became an expert bush pilot, leading to his affair with aviatrix Beryl Markham--but Markham was no more able to hold him than Blixen had been.--From publisher description.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-276) and index.
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Legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton was born to an old aristocratic family. He became a hero without trying at Eton and Oxford. In 1910, searching for novelty and danger, Finch Hatton arrived in British East Africa and fell in love--with a continent, with a landscape, with a way of life that was about to change forever, as the outbreak of World War I engulfed the region. Finch Hatton was a captain when he met Karen Blixen in Nairobi and embarked on one of the great love affairs of the twentieth century. Biographer Wheeler teases out truth from fiction in the liaison that Blixen immortalized in Out of Africa. Ever restless, Finch Hatton became an expert bush pilot, leading to his affair with aviatrix Beryl Markham--but Markham was no more able to hold him than Blixen had been.--From publisher description.
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Wheeler, S. (2009). Too close to the sun: the audacious life and times of Denys Finch Hatton. Random House Trade Paperback ed. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wheeler, Sara. 2009. Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks.

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Wheeler, Sara, Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.

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Wheeler, Sara. Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton. Random House Trade Paperback ed. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009. Print.

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