Wind, Sand, and Stars
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Academie Francaise, "Wind, Sand and Stars" is unsurprassed in capturing the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure - through the treacherous passes of the Pyrenees, above the Sahara, along the snowy ramparts of the Andes - combined with lyrical prose and the soaring spirit of a philosopher, make this book one of the most popular works ever written about flying.
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Review: Wind, Sand and StarsUser Review - Dale - Goodreads
Even in translation this is a beautifully written book. Part adventure, part philosophy of life, the author describes the experience of aviation in the 20s and 30s and concludes with a meditation on ... Read full review
Review: Wind, Sand and StarsUser Review - Chris Walker - Goodreads
A magical book. Saint-Exupery sees the world with eyes of wonder and poetry. Join him. Read full review