The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood

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When Elspeth Huxley's pioneer father buys a remote plot of land in Kenya, the family sets off to discover their new home: five hundred acres of Kenyan scrubland, infested with ticks and white ants, and quavering with heat. What they lack in know-how they make up for in determination: building a grass house, employing local Kikuyu tribe members and painstakingly transforming their patch of wilderness into a working farm. Huxley's unforgettable childhood memoir is a sensitive account of settler life at the turn of the ...

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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 Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780141183787

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

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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