Out of Isak Dinesen in Africa: Karen Blixen's Untold Story

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9780964389397: Out of Isak Dinesen in Africa: Karen Blixen's Untold Story

This new analysis of "Out of Africa" describes the young Baroness Blixen's struggles with a difficult marriage, a pioneer coffee farm, and a complicated love affair in Kenya.

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Linda Donelson's engrossing first work has received the Writer's Digest Grand Prize and the Paul Cowan Award for Nonfiction (Book of the Year by a Peace Corps Writer). It is a featured travel title of Book Passage, Corte Madera, California, Bookseller of the Year. It is the only Dinesen biography on the list of recommended reading of Abercrombie and Kent, the largest safari agency in North America. It has been the choice of numerous reading groups, including the American Association of University Women, Seattle. It was the bestselling title at the 1997 San Diego Writer's Conference. It is a required text in Isak Dinesen courses at the University of Washington, and at the University of Minnesota. It has been used in women's studies classes at Alma College, Michigan, in film classes at the University of Florida, and in creative writing courses at Antioch University, Los Angeles. It is a Librarian's Choice for the Dover, New Hampshire, public library and many other libraries. It is on sale at the Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi, and is available in Denmark in English and Danish. It ranks consistently as the Number One Bestselling Scandinavian title at Amazon. Categories: World Literature, Scandinavian/Biography/ Women's Studies/ Travel/ African History, 440 pages, 12 photographs, 2 maps, 2 charts. AUTHOR COMMENTS: I was once just a reader looking for more information about Karen Blixen's marriage and her relationship with the English hunter, Denys Finch Hatton. I recognized that what had been written about Karen Blixen's syphilis was not correct. I finally decided to write this biography as a story for ordinary readers who want to learn about Karen Blixen's fascinating life.

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I was once just a reader looking for more information about Karen Blixen's marriage and her relationship with the English hunter, Denys Finch Hatton. I recognized that what had been written about Karen Blixen's syphilis was not correct. I finally decided to write this biography as a story for ordinary readers who want to learn about Karen Blixen's fascinating life.

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