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Ian Leslie: IMG Empathic Curiosity

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West with the Night by Beryl Markham
West with the Night

jeanmolly, November 20, 2008

Wonderful for use in a classroom or with home-schoolers. Wrapped in the geography of Africa and rich in African history, Markham draws stark contrasts between western concepts of life and those of African natives. Markham's book also depicts a strong, courageous woman in a world changing more quickly than at any other period in history, as well as her feelings about those changes.

Markham's relationship to her horses will draw in school-aged youths who share an affinity for horses, regardless of differences in time and perspective.
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