Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass
By Isak Dinesen
- Author: Isak Dinesen
- Publisher: Vintage International
- Published: October 1989
- ISBN-10: 0679724753
- ISBN-13: 9780679724759
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 1988
- Subject: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
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At the age of twenty-seven, Isak Dinesen (nee Karen Blixen) left Denmark and sailed for East Africa to marry her Swedish cousin, Baron Bror Blixen. Together they bought a 4,000-acre coffee plantation in Kenya. from 1914 to 1931, she managed the plantation, even after she and her husband separated. Her account of those years is transformed by the magic of her prose and her superb gift as a storyteller into a vibratn re-creation of Africa, filled with her affection forand understanding of the land and its people. 462p.
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