Wind, Sand And Stars

By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Saint-Exupéry draws on his experiences as an Aéropostale mail delivery pilot in these deeply human autobiographical tales. He goes beyond religion and philosophy to reach something almost mystical.
~ Antoine Laurain

Share the book

Publish Date: 1939 Awards: 1939 Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française; 1939 National Book Award for Nonfiction

Drawing from his own experience as a pilot, this memoir recounts de Saint-Exupery’s adventures flying the first mail routes across the Sahara and the Andes for the pioneering airline Latecoere, including his crash in the Libyan desert in 1936.