The Tale of the Rose: The Passion That Inspired The Little Prince by Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry ,

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In the spring of 1944, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry left his wife, Consuelo, to return to the war in Europe. Soon after, he disappeared while flying a reconnaissance mission over occupied France. Neither his plane nor his body was ever found. The Tale of the Rose is Consuelo’s account of their extraordinary marriage. It is a love story about a pilot and his wife, a man who yearned for the stars and the spirited woman who gave him the strength to fulfill his dreams.

Random House, 2011.
ISBN: 9780375505645. 308 pp.
Translated by Esther Allen.
Hardcover. Fine in a fine jacket.