Wind, Sand And Stars by Antoine de Saint-ExuperyWind, Sand And Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Wind, Sand And Stars

byAntoine de Saint-Exupery

Paperback | December 9, 2002

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Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Academie Francaise, 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 Galantiere.
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, 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 recon...
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Title:Wind, Sand And StarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:December 9, 2002Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156027496

ISBN - 13:9780156027496

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Poetic! The most beautifully written book about aviation that I have ever come across. It is filled with stories that are quite astonishing. The early pioneers of aviation were true explorers.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Brilliant Beautfully written and a pure pleasure to read. You fly with this book as on a magic carpet in the company of a philosopher
Date published: 2015-10-22