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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
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Hardcover, 464 pages
Published October 29th 2003 by Scribner (first published January 1st 1963)
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Byron Edgington
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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