Wind, Sand and Stars Characters

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Antoine de Saint Exupery

The writer of the book, Antoine de Saint Exupery, is a poetic observer of the human experience and describes his observations in this book of the men and experiences of the French Aeropostale. His admiration of each element of the profession is observable in the subjects to which he dedicates his chapters: "The Craft," "The Men," "The Tool," "The Elements," "The Plane" and "The Planet" are all examples of the elements of the trade that inspire his admiration and love.

But more than the craft, his love is for the brotherhood the struggles and the unique experiences bring to the pilots who share them in common. He loves the essence of a man that survives struggle to see the poetry and lasting relationships that make the struggle worth while. In his observations of war, the thing he grieves the most are the lost universes in...

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