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Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.

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Featuring an Introduction by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, this book, a recipient of the Grand Prix of the Academie Francaise, offers an exciting account of air adventure combined with Saint-Exupery's compelling prose and philosophy.

About the Author

Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born in 1900 and became a professional pilot at the age of 26. Beginning with SOUTHERN MAIL (1929), he drew on his flying experiences for a series of books that have become classics of French and world literature. He died in 1944.

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9780156027496
Author:
Saint Exupery, Antoine De
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
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Saint-Exup
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Author:
Antoine de Saint-Exup
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Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
Air pilots
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Authors, french
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Authors, French -- 20th century.
Subject:
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
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Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.48 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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