Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Francaise, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.
In this gripping novel, Saint-Exupéry tells about the brave men who piloted night mail planes from Patagonia, Chile, and Paraguay to Argentina in the early days of commercial aviation. Preface by André Gide. Translated by Stuart Gilbert.
"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world. Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters--"Happiness," "Friendship," "Responsibility," "Fortitude," "Love," and "What Is Essential"--offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates--or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.
@90@@2@@31@A beautiful German language edition of the internationally beloved classic @32@@3@@2@@95@#160;@3@@2@In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exup@14@ry@95@#39;s masterpiece, @28@The Little Prince@018@, in a new edition with vibrantly restored artwork and a fresh translation by Pulitzer Prize@15@winning poet Richard Howard. As critics and readers across the country embraced this timeless tale for its purity and beauty of expression, Harcourt released uniform full-color foreign language editions for readers of all ages and nationalities to rediscover and cherish.@3@@91@