Out of Africa
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Out of Africa

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


  • Country life,
  • Indigenous peoples

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIsak Dinesen. With an introduction by Bernardine Kielty
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books, Modern library of the world"s best books
The Physical Object
Pagination389 p.
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26899599M

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Out of Africa is a modern classic memoir of Isak Dinesen's (Karen Blixen) years in Kenya.() Arriving from Denmark with her husband to run a 4, acre Coffee Plantation, after their separation she stays on to manage the farm alone.4/5. Out of Africa () is an autobiographical account of the years she spent in Kenya. Most of her subsequent books were published in English and Danish simultaneously, including Winter's Tales () and The Angelic Avengers (), under the name of Pierre Andrézol/5().   out of 5 stars Out of Africa - Terrible Copy. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. This is a terrible reprint - font is tiny and it has a much reduced number of pages ( pages compared with pages in the normal printing) of the regular book with no index, no Books or Chapter listings. I /5(50). Out of Africa is Karin Blixen's love letter to the country she called home for nearly 20 years. Arriving in British East Africa (now Kenya) from Denmark in , Blixen--Isak Dinesen was her pen name--was immediately seduced by the landscape of the Ngong hill country, not /5().

Out of Africa tells the story of a farm that the narrator once had in Africa. The farm is located at the foot of the Ngong hills outside of Nairobi, in what is now Kenya. It sits at an altitude of six thousand feet. The farm grows coffee, although only part of its six thousand acres is used for by: 3. Synopsis [Out Of Africa] A well-heeled Danish lady goes to an English colony in Africa and buys acres. Her beau dies and to avoid loneliness she proposes marriage to his gentleman but rascally brother whom she got along well with as a friend. He agrees, in no small part because she has money.