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Antoine de Saint-Exup Ry: The Little Prince, Gabrielle Roy, Terre Des Hommes, Lyon-Saint Exup Ry Airport, Wadi El Natrun, Place Bellecour

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Published October 8th 2011
ISBN : 9781234602222
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: The Little Prince, Gabrielle Roy, Terre des hommes, Lyon-Saint Exup ry Airport, Wadi El Natrun, PlaceMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: The Little Prince, Gabrielle Roy, Terre des hommes, Lyon-Saint Exup ry Airport, Wadi El Natrun, Place Bellecour, Delamater-Bevin Mansion, The Adventures of the Little Prince, Petit-Prince, The Little Prince and the Aviator, B612 Foundation, Consuelo de Saint Exup ry, Campeche, Didier Daurat, 2578 Saint-Exup ry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 46610 Besixdouze, Aeroposta Argentina, Flight to Arras, Volo di notte, Petit Prince. Excerpt: Antoine de Saint-Exup ry (French pronunciation: ), officially Count Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de Saint Exup ry (29 June 1900 - 31 July 1944, Mort pour la France), was a French writer, poet and pioneering aviator. He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and for his lyrical aviation writings, including Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars. He was a successful commercial pilot before World War II. He joined the Arm e de lAir (French Air Force) at the outbreak of war, flying reconnaissance missions until the armistice with Germany. Following a spell of writing in the United States he joined the Free French Forces. He disappeared on a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean and France in July 1944 and is believed to have died at that time. His literary works, among them The Little Prince-translated into over 190 languages-propelled his stature posthumously after the war allowing him to achieve national hero status in France. He also earned further widespread recognition with international translations of his other works. His 1939 memoir, Terre des Hommes, was used to create the central theme (Terre des Hommes-Man and His World) of the 1967 international exposition in Montreal, Canada, Expo 67, the most successful worlds fair of the 20th century. Saint-Exup ry was born in Lyon to an old family of provincial nobility, the third of five children of Marie...