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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

(Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupery)
France (1900 - 1944)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born in Lyons, France. He took his first flight at the age of eleven, and became a pilot at twenty-six. He was a pioneer of international commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince; Wind, Sand and Stars; and Southern Mail. In 1944, while serving with his French air squadron, he disappeared during a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Children's Fiction
   Southern Mail (1929)
   Night Flight (1931)
   Wind, Sand and Stars (1939)
   The Little Prince (1943)
   The Wisdom of the Sands (1948)
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