Wind, sand, and stars

(An HBJ modern classic)

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Wind, sand, and stars (1992, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

229 pages

English language

Published Sept. 6, 1992 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.


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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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  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography
  • Air pilots -- France -- Biography