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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684846845

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

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Because he spends so much time perfecting his flying form instead of concentrating on getting food, a seagull is ostracized by the rest of the flock.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Author: Richard Bach,Russell Munson

Publisher: HarperElement

ISBN: 9780007431830

Category: Gulls

Page: 96

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'Jonathan Livingston Seagull' is a bird determined to be more than ordinary - to have a reason for living. This is a story for people who follow their dreams and make their own rules, taking flight as a metaphor.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Scribner

ISBN: 9780684846842

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

View: 3828

People who make their own rules when they know they're right...people who get a special pleasure out of doing something well (even if only for themselves)...people who know there's more to this whole living thing than meets the eye: they'll be with Jonathan Seagull all the way. Others may simply escape into a delightful adventure about freedom and flight. Either way it's an uncommon treat.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

The New Complete Edition

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476754691

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1567

Now, for the first time ever, a new complete edition ebook original of a timeless classic that includes the never-before-published Part Four and Last Words by Richard Bach. This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of doing something well, even if only for themselves…people who know there’s more to this living than meets the eye: they’ll be right there with Jonathan, flying higher and faster than they ever dreamed. A pioneering work that wed graphics with words, Jonathan Livingston Seagull now enjoys a whole new life.


The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Delta

ISBN: 0307824357

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 128

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In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of gas and sparks firing in the cylinders...until he meets Donald Shimoda--former mechanic and self-described messiah who can make wrenches fly and Richard's imagination soar.... In Illusions, the unforgettable follow-up to his phenomenal bestseller Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Richard Bach takes to the air to discover the ageless truths that give our souls wings: that people don't need airplanes to soar...that even the darkest clouds have meaning once we lift ourselves above them... and that messiahs can be found in the unlikeliest places--like hay fields, one-traffic-light midwestern towns, and most of all, deep within ourselves.


Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company

ISBN: 044020562X

Category: Fiction

Page: 378

View: 9094

In his latest novel One, phenomenally bestselling author Richard Bach asks the questions--what if we could meet the people we are destined to be in twenty years? What if we could confront the people we were in the past, and those we are right now in parallel lifetimes, in alternate worlds?

Illusions II

The Adventures of a Reluctant Student

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781495345012

Category: Religion

Page: 148

View: 1856

This is the author's account of his near death and recovery from injuries received in the crash of his seaplane, Puff, in 2012.

The Way of Peace (Annotated with Biography about James Allen)

Author: James Allen

Publisher: Golgotha Press

ISBN: 1610426703

Category: Religion

Page: 60

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The inspiring words of James Allen. This version of the classic book includes a biography about the life and times of James Allen.

Running from Safety

An Adventure of the Spirit

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 0385315287

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

View: 3596

Fifty years after promising--and forgetting--to come back through time and teach himself what he has learned about life, Richard meets nine-year-old Dickie Bach, who reminds him of the promise

A Gift of Wings

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0307824349

Category: Transportation

Page: 304

View: 3620

Once in a generation a book, a vision, a writer, capture the imagination and emotions of millions. Jonathan Livingston Seagull was such a book. Richard Bach's unique vision again shines forth, touching with magic the drama of life in all its limitless horizons. Once again Richard Bach has written a masterpiece to help you touch that part of your home that is the sky.

Wings for Soaring

Taking It to the Next Level - Beyond Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Author: Dan Matzke, Dr. Ph.D.,Dan Matzke (Ph. d)

Publisher: "Dr. Dan" Matzke, PhD

ISBN: 145053693X

Category: Fiction

Page: 62

View: 1379

WINGS FOR SOARING: Taking It To The Next Level - Beyond Jonathan Livingston Seagull An uplifting story inspired by the spirit of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and the songs of John Denver. Historical Note: This delightful yet thought-provoking novella was originally written as a sequel to Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. However, the publisher and author would not sanction a sequel, and forbid the use of the character names. To avoid copyright infringement and litigation, the names of the characters and parts of the story line were changed in the present version. POPULAR EXCERPTS: “Life is a gift, Elliot. Take it, unwrap it, appreciate it, use it, and enjoy it." 'Analysis leads to paralysis'. If we are very busy analyzing life, asking all sorts of 'Why?' or 'What for?' questions, we tend to get paralyzed. We are impaired. Our ability to engage in life, to fully participate, is blocked.” "Here and now's the place to be, this is it, all you see!!!" “He wondered if we could love, if ecstasy would be possible at all, if we knew we would never die.” “An eagle who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, and is nothing.” “If I have the freedom to choose what I shall do, then I am accountable for whatever I choose to do, or choose not to do.” "Uncertainty exists in life, Elliot. There are no guarantees. Each of us needs to learn to co-exist with this uncertainty, to tolerate ambiguity, instead of frantically attempting to avoid or control these conditions." "This Is It - Here & Now," he thought, "Far Out!!!"


Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451697457

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 7762

Richard Bach’s first book, Stranger to the Ground is above all else an insight into the character of a man whose great compulsion is to measure himself against storm and night and fear. On the surface it is the tale of a memorable mission of a young fighter pilot utilizing his skills in a lonely duel with death. Yet between the lines emerges the portrait of the airman as a breed, probing outward, but even more significantly, inward.

Nothing By Chance

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451697465

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 3736

In Nothing by Chance, Richard Bach shares the adventure of one magical summer he spent as an old-fashioned barnstormer flying an antique biplane. The journey is another soaring adventure of wonder and insight from the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull.

The Seagull

Author: Anton Chekhov,Laurence Senelick

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393338177

Category: Drama

Page: 176

View: 7756

Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama. His works have long been cherished for their brilliant wit and unusual ability to provide striking insights into the human condition. In these stunning, individually published translations of three of Chekhov's most popular and beloved plays, Laurence Senelick presents a fresh perspective on the master playwright and his groundbreaking dramas. This volume illuminates the timeless trials of art and love and bring Chekhov's memorable characters to life. Each of these three plays showcases the hallmark features of a Chekhov classic: clashing desires, complex family dynamics, the individual's loss of balance and sense of identity in the shifting eruptions of society and a modernizing Russia, and the angst of artistic struggle and ambition. Supplementing each of the plays are an account of Chekhov's life, a note on the translation, introductions to each work, and variant lines - often removed due to government censorship - which illuminate the context in which they were written and shed light on Chekhov's work as a playwright. These editions are the perfect guides to enriching our understanding of this great dramatist or to staging a production.

Travels with Puff

A Gentle Game of Life and Death

Author: Richard Bach,Dan Nickens

Publisher: Nice Tiger

ISBN: 9781937777036

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 222

View: 5985

The author describes his adventures as he piloted a seaplane named Puff from Florida to Washington State.

Jonathan Segal Chicken

Author: Sol Weinstein,Howard Albrecht

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781936404438

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 997

Sure, you know about chicken soup, but do you know about a souped-up chicken? Jonathan Segal Chicken was just another piece of kosher poultry, but he decided he wanted something more. He wanted to fly, and fly he did, on adventures that take him out into the world... and beyond. This classic parody from the 1970s is now available again in this newly redesigned edition.

There's No Such Place as Far Away

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780006477303


Page: 48

View: 7646

When she was about to turn five, a little girl named Rae Hansen invited Richard Bach to her birthday party. Though deserts, storms, mountains, and a thousand miles separated them, Rae was confident that her friend would appear. "There's No Such Place As Far Away" chronicles the exhilarating spiritual journey that delivered Rae's anxiously awaited guest to her side on that special day--and tells of the powerful and enduring gift that would keep him forever close to her heart. Written with the same elegant simplicity that made "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" a bestselling phenomenon, "There's No Such Place As Far Away" has touched the hearts of thousands of readers since its first publication in 1979. Richard Bach's inspiring, now-classic tale is a profound reminder that miles cannot truly separate us from friends...that those we love are always with us--every moment of the infinite celebration we call life.

The Bridge Across Forever

Author: Richard Bach

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330290814

Category: Authors, American

Page: 270

View: 5782

'Did you ever feel that you were missing someone you had never met?'. Haunted by the ghost of the wise, mystical, lovely lady who lives just around the corner in time, Richard Bach begins his quest to find her, to learn of love and immortality not in the here-after, but in the here and now. Yet caught in storms of wealth and success, disaster and betrayal, he abandons the search, and the walls he builds for protection become his prison. Then he meets the one brilliant and beautiful woman who can set him free, and with her begins a transforming journey, a magical discovery of love and joy. 'None. . . can touch Richard Bach for his unerring ability to create beauty.' San Diego Tribune

As You Think

Second Edition

Author: James Allen

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577312840

Category: Psychology

Page: 96

View: 8626

In 1904, a relatively unknown Englishman named James Allen wrote a little book called As a Man Thinketh. The book has become one of the world’s greatest self-help books — “self-empowerment” is a better term — for it not only reveals to us that the keys to success are within our own minds, it shows us how to use these keys to unlock the greatest fulfillment we can imagine. In this revised edition, author and publisher Marc Allen updates this classic, changing language that has become dated or obsolete, and honing the clarity of the message. He makes As You Think gender inclusive, showing how these principles are truly universal and apply to everyone, regardless of sex, age, race, beliefs, social class, or education. As You Think is a simple yet powerful reminder that “all we achieve and all that we fail to achieve is the direct result of our own thoughts.” We are the masters of our destinies.

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