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Consuelo de Saint-Exupery

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Consuelo de Saint-Exupery wrote The Tale of the Rose in 1945, with the pain of loss still fresh in her heart. The manuscript was sealed away in a locked trunk on her estate, and found by chance, fifteen years after her death, when an academic was digging around for fresh material for a new biography of Saint-Exupery. He died in 1979 and left her estate, and the proceeds from her share of The Little Prince to her gardener.

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The Tale of the Rose
The Passion That Inspired The Little Prince
Written by Consuelo de Saint-Exupery


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 17, 2001
Price: $11.99

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The Tale of the Rose
The Love Story Behind The Little Prince
Written by Consuelo de Saint-Exupery


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 14, 2003
Price: $16.00

Consuelo and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry met in Buenos Aires in 1930—she a seductive young widow, he a brave pioneer of early aviation, decorated for his acts of heroism in the deserts of North Africa. He was large in his passions, a fierce loner with a childlike appetite for danger. She was... Read more >
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