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Wind, Sand, and Stars

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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-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.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156970907
Author:
Saint-Exupery, Antoine De
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Air pilots
Subject:
Authors, french
Subject:
Air pilots -- France -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A Harvest book
Series Volume:
v. 3
Publication Date:
19670412
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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