Planeta li︠u︡deĭ ; Voennyĭ letchik ; Pisʹmo zalozhniku

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Planeta li︠u︡deĭ ; Voennyĭ letchik ; Pisʹmo zalozhniku (Russian language, 1977, Khudozh. lit-ra)

365 pages

Russian language

Published Sept. 6, 1977 by Khudozh. lit-ra.

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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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Subjects

  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, -- 1900-1944
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, French