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Saint-Exupéry; a biography.

Marcel Migeo

Saint-Exupéry; a biography.

by Marcel Migeo

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statement[Translation by Herma Briffault & McGraw-Hill Book Company]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL540
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p.
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5044659M
    LC Control Number74004617

    Electronic books Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Schiff, Stacy. Saint-Exupéry. New York: A.A. Knopf: Distributed by Random House, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet.   Antoine de Saint-Exupery: born 8am June 29th in Lyons, France. I am only a few chapters into this expertly-written and highly-detailed biography and can already foresee that I will linger through it and saturate myself with it for who-knows-how-long (like I do when I read Saint-Ex's books).Reviews:

      Biography books Flying into a literary storm Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince, was born years ago. The celebrations, . The film combines elements of biography, documentary, and dramatic re-creation. Consuelo is also a major character in the forthcoming historical novel Studio Saint-Ex by Ania Szado. The book examines Consuelo and Antoine's time in New York City during World War II while Antoine is writing The Little Prince. References Footnotes.

    This is her first book. She was born after Saint-Exupery’s death, but writes about him with the fondness and nuance of a longtime lover. And in love she is wise. The result is a biography. Praise for Saint-Exupery "This captivating biography deftly separates the man from the myth, revealing an awkward, petulant idealist, an elitist who advocated oligarchy, a pilot known for his mishaps and absentmindedness, and an unhappily married adventurer whose abusive wife eventually reached an uneasy accommodation with his by: 5.


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book bedroom/5(38). French aviator and author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry documented his adventures as a pilot in works such as 'Wind, Sand and Stars' and 'The Little Prince.'Born:   Saint Exupery visited Paraguay a few times, although it was not his regular route in Aeroposta Argentina/Aeropostale.

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If there was such a thing as a prize for a first biography, I would nominate this book. ' Frank McLynn, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH.4/5(1). STACY SCHIFF is the author of Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography and Saint-Exupéry: A Biography, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities and was a Director's Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New Saint-Exupéry; a biography.

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Stacy Schiff is the author of A Great Improvisation and Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and was a Director's Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public : French author, Published inAn­toine de Saint-Exupéry’s sole children’s book, Le Petit Prince, has been translated in more than languages, including an English translation, The Little Prince.

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