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Author Name: Richard Bach

A direct descendant of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Richard Bach was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1936. He attended Long Beach State College in 1955 and had a successful career in aviation, as an Air Force pilot, a flight instructor, an aviation mechanic, and an editor for Flying magazine. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the novel that made him famous, was written as the result of a vision. Halfway through the book, the vision disappeared and, finding that he was unable to continue, Bach, put the novel aside. When the vision reappeared, Bach finished the work. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, published in 1972, was an unexpected success and became the best-selling book in the United States for that year. The book is heavily influenced by Bach's love of flying and provides a marvelous inspirational message. The Bridge Across Forever: A Love Story, One, Messiah's Handbook: Reminders for the Advanced Soul (2004), and Hypnotizing Maria (2009) are some of his other novels that blend inspiration, love, fantasy, and hope.

     Books By Author :: Richard Bach

   
A Gift of Wings
 -by Richard Bach

Once in a generation a book, a vision, a writer, capture the imagination and emotions of millions. "Jonathan Livingston Se... Read More

   
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
 -by Richard Bach

People who make their own rules when they know they're right… people who get a special pleasure out of doing something w... Read More

   
Running From Safety
 -by Richard Bach

Fifty years ago Richard Bach promised to come back through time and teach himself everything he had learned from living. In thi... Read More

   
The Bridge Across Forever
 -by Richard Bach

Haunted by the ghost of the wise, mystical, lovely lady who lives just around the corner in time, Richard Bach begins his quest... Read More

   
Curious Lives
 -by Richard Bach

Thi... Read More

   
Rancher Ferrets on the Range
 -by Richard Bach

The ground thudded and trembled, the echoes again, as Cheyenne Jasmine Ferret cut a half-circle to stop, breathing hard, by Mon... Read More



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