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01Why Do We Fly?20000207Patricia Hodge reads five extracts from the autobiography of Beryl Markham (1902-1986), a record-breaking aviator and successful racehorse trainer who spent all but four years of her life in Kenya.
Abridged by Sarah Kilgarriff.
1: `Why Do We Fly?' The hazards of flying at night over vast tracts of wilderness in 1935.
02Praise God For The Blood Of The Bull20000208Patricia Hodge reads five extracts from the autobiography of Beryl Markham.
2: `Praise God for the Blood of the Bull'.
Childhood: hunting barefoot with the Nandi Murani in the Rongai Valley.
03My Trail Is North20000209Patricia Hodge reads five extracts from the autobiography of aviator and racehorse trainer Beryl Markham.
3: `My Trail Is North'.
War, drought and the sudden ending of an unfettered childhood in Kenya.
04Ivory And Sansevieria20000210Patricia Hodge reads five extracts from the autobiography of aviator and racehorse trainer Beryl Markham.
4: `Ivory and Sansevieria'.
1931: scouting elephants by air - a perilous occupation in country covered with a sabre-like weed.
05 LASTWest With The Night20000211Patricia Hodge reads five extracts from the autobiography of aviator and racehorse trainer Beryl Markham.
5: `West with the Night'.
1936: Markham becomes the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west.

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