Wind, Sand and Stars Recounting his early days flying airmail routes across the African Sahara, Saint-Exupéry explores the spiritual, philosophical, and physical wonders of navigating the passes of the Pyrenees, the peaks of the Andes, and the wasteland of the Libyan desert. A sound copy with only light wear. About this Item: Quality Paperback. I suspect that the additions in the English version were an attempt to add a little context to these essays and weave them together a bit. Three novellas written on the early 1940s by the author of The Little Prince.
Her husband gets involved with extremists, who put a Mob contract on his life, and then he becomes a conspirator of the Watergate burglars. All books shipped within 24 hours with U. Antoine de Saint-Exupery Unfortunately, currently we really do not possess details about the artist Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Why did I encounter this book now at the age of 33? Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
In a fiction chapter, his alter ego, Navigator, is shot down and rescued by an Italian family and their daughter Maria. The stories are real, and the divine intervention is focused and purposeful, not cunning and divisive. About this Item: Quality Paperback, 2007. Night Flight Overseeing night-mail flights in Buenos Aires, Riviere is a believer in remaining faithful to the mission and has trained his pilots to stave off the fear of death. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. He spends the night tracking him, and wrestling with feelings and thoughts that keep roiling up, but are suppressed in order to do his job and serve as a boss and role model to the other men involved. Customer service is our top priority!.
Fortunately the works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery survive to remind us of both the romance and reality of that era. Translated by Lewis Galantire and Stuart Gilbert. Best known to the present generation as the author of the famous Little Prince, Saint-Exupery was also a pioneer aviator. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Previous owner's name and phone number on the front endpaper. I've read and re-read their works since the beginning, always finding new insights as my own career progressed.
It is a story of the love of family, and a deep appreciation for country. It is a young man's book and very much the reflection of a particular time and culture--it was that aspect I enjoyed the most this time around. Previous owner's name and phone number on the front endpaper. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Interior text pages are clean and white.
That must have been the girl who adored this book; decades later, I find I'm a bit too impatient and busy to be fully immersed in books like this one. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. I wanted to run away on a tramp steamer and dreamed of learning to fly. About a half-dozen pages an instance of marginal marks or underlining. So I picked up this trilogy. Interior text pages are clean and white. Customer service is our top priority!.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Translated by Lewis Galantire and Stuart Gilbert. Saint -Exupery writes with grace and beauty surely: he blends adventure with reflection in a way few writers have. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the airman s odyssey saint exupry antoine de gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Throughout this there is the tension of unrequited love and the ominous presence of a Mob gunman.
Yet, if you have already read this publication and you are ready to produce their discoveries well have you be tied to to exit an assessment on our website we can release equally positive and negative evaluations. The works collected here comprise a classic volume of aviation literature. Night Flight Overseeing night-mail flights in Buenos Aires, Riviere is a believer in remaining faithful to the mission and has trained his pilots to stave off the fear of death. His final memoir, Flight to Arras, written during the collapse of France before the Luftwaffe, portrays the extraordinary valor of French fliers in the face of certain defeat as well as the futility and stupidity of war. I loved it when I was twelve years old, but I was a rather odd child, fond of day-dreaming and lying on the grass watching the clouds for hours on end.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. He sacrifices his emotions for his job, like the pilots sacrifice their lives sometimes. Three classic adventure stories, reminders of both the romance and the reality of the pioneer era of aviation: Night Flight; Wind, Sand and Stars; and Flight to Arras. These assistance can make you far more Joined! About this Item: Quality Paperback, 2007. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Book is in Used-Good condition.
The translator of my edition Lewis Galantière captured the feeling of the French version of Wind, Sand and Stars than Stuart Gilbert did with Night Flight. Some of these digressions work, others seem superfluous and distracting. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Airman's Odyssey 1984 About book: Two and a half stars, rounded up to three for old-time's sake. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. For me, it got off to a slow start but ends in gripping tension. All books shipped within 24 hours with U.