Books: New Breed

WIND, SAND AND STARS—Anfolne de Saint Exupéry — Reynal & Hitchcock ($2.75).

In the literature of flying there are few literary books. Among the few: Cecil Lewis' Sagittarius Rising, Anne Lindbergh's North to the Orient, Jimmy Collins' Test Pilot, Antoine de Saint Exupéry's Night Flight. Most imaginative of these was Night Flight (1932), the work of a tall, tilt-nosed 39-year-old French airmail flier for whom the air offers a lesson in man's fate.

Even closer partners in his Wind, Sand and Stars are the pilot and the poet, the mechanic and the metaphysician. Says...

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