Wind, sand and stars

(Penguin twentieth century classics)

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Wind, sand and stars (1995, Penguin)

Hardcover, 118 pages

English language

Published Sept. 6, 1995 by Penguin.

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A lyrical account of the author’s time as a pilot flying the dangerous mail routes across the Sahara and the Andes. Many incidents are recounted, including the time he crashed his plane in the Sahara and, along with his navigator, is forced to walk for days without food or water before finding safety.

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  • Aerospace & aviation technology
  • Aircraft: general interest
  • Biography: general
  • History of engineering & technology
  • Andes
  • The Sahara
  • General
  • Fiction - General