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A Guide for Grown-Ups: Essential Wisdom from the Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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“One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.”

For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world. Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters--“Happiness,” “Friendship,” “Responsibility,” “Fortitude,” “Love,” and “What Is Essential”--offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates—or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.

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Sage advice from the collected works of the “Winged Poet”, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Synopsis:

“One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.”

For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world. Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters--“Happiness,” “Friendship,” “Responsibility,” “Fortitude,” “Love,” and “What Is Essential”--offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates—or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.

About the Author

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.

 

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9780152167110
Author:
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
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Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
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Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego, Calif.
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Happiness
Subject:
Inspirational - Gifts
Subject:
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
Subject:
Christian Life - Inspirational - Gifts
Subject:
Christianity-Inspirational
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 40
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.75 in 0.39 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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Sage advice from the collected works of the “Winged Poet”, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world. Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters--“Happiness,” “Friendship,” “Responsibility,” “Fortitude,” “Love,” and “What Is Essential”--offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates—or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.

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