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The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

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In an open cart Elspeth Huxley set off with her parents to travel to Thika in Kenya. As pioneering settlers, they built a house of grass, ate off a damask cloth spread over packing cases, and discovered the hard way the world of the African. With an extraordinary gift for detail and a keen sense of humor, Huxley recalls her childhood on the small farm at a time when Europeans waged their fortunes on a land that was as harsh as it was beautiful. For a young girl, it was a time of adventure and freedom, and Huxley paints an ...

The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood 2014, Vintage Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780099577263

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The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood 2000, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780141183787

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The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood 1982, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140017151

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The flame trees of Thika; memories of an African childhood 1966, [Pyramid, New York

ISBN-13: 9780515029710

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The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood 1959, Chatto & Windus, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780701108236

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