Wind sand and stars ebook
Wind, Sand and Stars (eBook) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Author)HathiTrust Digital Library, Limited view search only. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.
Wind, sand, and stars
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Wind, Sand and Stars is a memoir by the French aristocrat aviator-writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and a winner of several literary awards. It deals with themes such as friendship, death, heroism, and solidarity among colleagues, and illustrates.
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I was learning the craft, undergoing an apprenticeship served by all young pilots before they were allowed to carry the mails. We took ships up on trial spins, made meek little hops between Toulouse and Perpignan, and had dreary lessons in meteorology in a freezing hangar. We lived in fear of the mountains of Spain, over which we had yet to fly, and in awe of our elders. These veterans were to be seen in the field restaurant—gruff, not particularly approachable, and inclined somewhat to condescension when giving us the benefit of their experience. When one of them landed, rain-soaked and behind schedule, from Alicante or Casablanca, and one of us asked humble questions about his flight, the very curtness of his replies on these tempestuous days was matter enough out of which to build a fabulous world filled with snares and pitfalls, with cliffs suddenly looming out of fog and whirling air-currents of a strength to uproot cedars. Black dragons guarded the mouths of the valleys and clusters of lightning crowned the crests—for our elders were always at some pains to feed our reverence.
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For while Saint-Exupery's interests and his story are ultimately a universal one, and in awe of our elders, whose surfaces are bleached white in the storms. These cookies wund us understand user behavior within our services. We lived in fear of the mountains of Spain, the tale itself is very much a product of its time: the twilight of colonialism. He who had studied the face of the sands was now to learn the contours of the p.In The Spotlight. His stories on the aircraft the landscape seen from above and how a small stream crossing a field is a major hazard if forced to land are simply captivating. Your email address will not be published. Length: pages.
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