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Saint-Exupéry

[ san-teg-zy-pey-ree ]

noun

  1. An·toine de [ah, n, -, twan, d, uh], 1900–45, French author and aviator.


Saint-Exupéry

/ sɛ̃tɛɡzyperi /

noun

  1. Saint-ExupéryAntoine de19001944MFrenchWRITING: novelistTRAVEL AND EXPLORATION: aviator Antoine de (ɑ̃twan də). 1900–44, French novelist and aviator. His novels of aviation include Vol de nuit (1931) and Terre des hommes (1939). He also wrote the fairy tale Le petit prince (1943)


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As recounted by Saint-Exupéry, Guillaumet takes one step in front of the other, summoning the courage to keep going, trying to control his mind, which “went on working like a turbine.”

Much of the inspiration for “The Little Prince” was mined from Saint-Exupéry’s life as a pilot.

Mermoz would later disappear over that stretch of hostile ocean, and Saint-Exupéry describes the “anguished vigil,” their “brittle hopes,” as they await the radio signal that would never come.

In 1943, Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote in The Little Prince that language is the source of misunderstandings.

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Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Exupéry, Antoine de