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Flying: The Aviation Trilogy

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Here for the first time in a single volume are three of Richard Bach's most compelling works about flight.
From his edgy days as a USAF Alert pilot above Europe in an armed F84-F Thunderstreak during the Cold War to a meander across America in a 1929 biplane, Bach explores the extreme edges of the air, his airplane, and himself in glorious writing about how it feels to cl
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published October 29th 2003 by Scribner (first published January 1st 1963)
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Here we have a three-some of aviation tales from Jonathan Livingston Seagull author and flyer Richard Bach. Bach’s trilogy begins with a mission across peacetime Europe in an Air Force F-84, to deliver documents to a certain high-ranking officer. In standard Bach fashion, the flight is explained, expounded, extrapolated and explored through the eyes of a man infatuated with his craft, both Air Craft and writing craft. Bach doesn’t board the airplane; he steps inside the machine, wraps himself in ...more
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Richard David Bach is widely known as the author of the hugely popular 1970s best-sellers Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah and others. His books espouse his philosophy that our apparent physical limits and mortality are merely appearance. He claims to be a direct descendant of Johann Sebastian Bach. He is noted for his love of flying and for his books r ...more
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