Beryl Marham was Africa's first female licensed racehorse trainer, Kenya's first female commercial pilot, and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic east to west. She was unable to be faithful to any of her husbands, but she did reject Hemingway.
Beryl Markham (26 October 1902 – 3 August 1986) was a British-born Kenyan author, aviator, adventurer, and racehorse trainer. During the pioneer days of aviation, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west. She is now primarily remembered as the author of the memoir West with the Night.