A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.”
For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world. Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters—“Happiness,” “Friendship,” “Responsibility,” “Fortitude,” “Love,” and “What Is Essential”—offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates—or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.

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ISBN-13: 9780152167110
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.75(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.

 

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A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupery 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I use these as "inspirational" quotes when teaching. There's a great collection here and the quotes are excellent for indepth conversation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago