Karen Blixen who penned the autobiography Out of Africa.
Baroness Karen Blixen, better known as Isak Dinesen, author of Out of Africa (1937). Photo: Leon Herschtritt.
"No domestic animal can be as still as a wild animal. The civilized people have lost the aptitude of stillness, and must take lessons in silence from the wild before they are accepted by it." Karen Blixen, Out of Africa
Karen Blixen with her brother Thomas Dinesen, see comment below for more.. (not as we romantics would like to think, 'Great White Hunter' Denys Finch Hatton (redford played him in the movie of Out of Africa, Meryl Streep was Karen)
Karen Blixen - Danish baroness who wrote marvelous books and stories under her pen name Isak Dinesen. You probably know her for her account of growing up in Kenya, "Out of Africa" and "Babette's Feast."
Out of Africa (First Edition) by Isak Dineson - Wonderful book cover, too
Out of Africa ~Karen Blixon ~ (quote, safari) http://stores.ebay.com/North-Bayshore-Antiques?_rdc=1
A closer look inside one of my favorite movie houses: Karen Blixen's romantic farmhouse from "Out of Africa"
Karen Blixen, (Out of Africa). She was courageous, sensitive, strong willed. Her love for Africa leaks out of every word in her memoir.