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A Gift of Wings

Bach, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0440032032 / ISBN 13: 9780440032038
Published by Delacorte Press, New York, 1974
Used Condition Fair Hard Cover
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First printing so stated. Inscribed and signed in black marker by the author on the half-title page: "For L---! With joy! from Richard Bach." Plus Bach has extended an exuberant drawing, including a plane and a beaming sun, onto and taking up the verso of the front endpaper. The book itself is square with bumped edges; "fair" because of dark staining from some unknown liquid along the front page edges.The jacket is not price-clipped ($8.95/3203) and the front is near fine; there is some chipping along top edge of the inside back flap and back edge. Brodart-protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000023

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These stories, inspired by Bach's lifelong passion for flight, filled with memories of friends from the past and friends not yet met, are woven together with warmth, honesty and courage. With signs and signals, coincidences and tangents turning up at every juncture, Bach shows how truly complex and beautiful life can be, and also how its troubles can in fact knock us onto better paths or teach us lessons we benefit from in other situations. Drawing on the allegorical power of flight, each a mini-parable, these stories will inspire you with their simple experiences made technicolour by the prism of Bach's extraordinary imagination. Celebrating Richard Bach's unique vision, these transcend their pages to touch the real drama of life with magic that reaches out to us all across its limitless horizons.

From the Publisher: "He captures the sheer exhilaration, at moments approaching exaltation, that he experiences up there." -- San Francisco Chronicle.

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Bibliographic Details

Title: A Gift of Wings

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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