Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Wind, Sand and Stars
By Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Wind, Sand and Stars

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Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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In 1926, de Saint-Exupery began flying for the pioneering airline Latecoere - later known as Aeropostale - opening up the first mail routes across the Sahara and the Andes. "Wind, Sand and Stars" is drawn from this experience. Interweaving encounters with nomadic Arabs and other adventures into a richly textured autobiographical narrative which includes the extraordinary story of his crash in the Libyan Desert in 1936, and his miraculous survival. 'Self-discovery comes when a man measures himself against an obstacle', writes Saint-Exupery. In this book, he explores the transcendent perceptions that arise when life is tested to its limits. Both a gripping tale of adventure and a poetic meditation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141183190
ISBN-10: 0141183195
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 8mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-May-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The French Writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), was born in Lyon. His first two books, SOUTHERN MAIL and NIGHT FLIGHT, are distinguished by a poetic evocation of the romance and discipline of flying. Later works, including WIND, SAND AND STARS and FLIGHT TO ARRAS, stress his humanistic philosophy. Saint-Exupery's popular children's book THE LITTLE PRINCE is also read by adults for its allegorical meaning. Saint-Exupery's plane disappeared during a mission in World War II.

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