A Gift of Wings

A Gift of Wings

eBook - 1974
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From the bestselling author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, comes an inspiring collection of short stories of being a pilot.

With perfect insight, Richard Bach captures the true esssence of flying and the magic of being in the air. Philosophical and adventurous, each story will grab you and make you want to soar. Once again Richard Bach has written a masterpiece to help you touch that part of your home that is the sky.

A gift for pilots, aviation afficionados, and anyone that loves to fly, this book captures the magic of life in all its limitless horizons.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [1974]
ISBN: 9780307824349
0307824349
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill

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writermala
Apr 24, 2015

My first thought as I started reading this book was that it was not as inspirational as "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" or "Illusions;" but as I read along I changed my mind. The author is very perceptive and he shares his views through his flight experiences for example when he warns us that whatever we pray for we get. He himself finds out that the perspective he has found in flight means something more than all the miles he's gone.One of the more interesting essays in the book is where he compares "aviation 'and "flying."The most important lesson learned from this book though was that everything we need to know, is already within us, waiting till we call it.

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