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Wind, Sand and Stars
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Overview

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.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

About Wind, Sand and Stars Description

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born in Lyons on June 29, 1900. He flew for the first time at the age of twelve, at the Ambérieu airfield, and it was then that he became determined to be a pilot. He kept that ambition even after moving to a school in Switzerland and while spending summer vacations at the family's château at Saint-Maurice-de-Rémens, in eastern France. (The house at Saint-Maurice appea

Data Book Wind, Sand and Stars

Original Title Terre des hommes ISBN 0156027496 (ISBN13: 9780156027496 ) Edition Language English Literary Awards Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française (1939) (151)