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Stranger to the ground.

Richard Bach

Stranger to the ground.

by Richard Bach

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination178p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936677M

New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half title page, who has drawn a sun and birds. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Introduction by Gil Rob Wilson. Richard Bach's first book, Stranger to the Ground is above all else an insight into. Stranger to the Ground by Richard Bach starting at $ Stranger to the Ground has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace4/5(1).

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. “Stranger to the ground” is a book ‘of a pilot,for a pilot, by a pilot.’ The book taken at face value, is actually a factual account of one of Richard Bach’s war missions – as a courier from England to France.4/5(1).

Richard Bach's first book, the autobiographical Stranger to the Ground () described the deployment to France of his Air National Guard unit, and was received favorably, for example, by Edmund Fuller in the Wall Street : Richard David Bach, J (age 83), . Buy Stranger To The Ground 1st Edition by Bach, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(54).


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Stranger to the ground by Richard Bach Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stranger to the Ground is a Classic flying story in which you ride along with an Air National Guard Pilot as he makes a non-combat flight across France during the Berlin Airlift.

During the flight the pilot's memories of his pilot training and past experience are shared/5(57). Stranger to the Ground is a Classic flying story in which you ride along with an Air National Guard Pilot as he makes a non-combat flight across France during the Berlin Airlift.

During the flight the pilot's memories of his pilot training and past experience are shared/5(69). He's also the author of "Jonathan Livington Seagull." Whatever. "Stranger to the Ground" offers insight to the experience of flight, though I am only an observer to what Richard Bach and Brian Shul have accomplished (see "Sled Driver" review for Major Shul's book).

Read "Stranger to the Ground" to enter a world you've almost certainly never known/5. 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/5(56). 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 ed on: J Stranger to the Ground book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A man alone in the sky has a chance to touch the stars. But as Rich /5(22). Stranger to the ground by Bach, Richard. Publication Stranger to the ground. book Topics Bach, Richard, Fighter planes, Air pilots Publisher New York, NY: Dell Contributor Internet Archive Language English "An Eleanor Friede book." "May " Originally published: New York: Harper & Row, c Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid Pages: Stranger to the Ground is a Classic flying story in which you ride along with an Air National Guard Pilot as he makes a non-combat flight across France during the Berlin Airlift.

During the flight the pilot's memories of his pilot training and past experience are shared/5(55). Glossary of Terms Used in this Book INTRODUCTION Stranger to the Ground, above all else, is 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.4/5(32). 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.

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Called "a classic of the men who sail the upper regions of the earth" (New York Times), Stranger to the Ground is the story of a night mission from England to southern France through a harrowing storm that carried Bach close to violent death.4/5(1).

Stranger to the Ground was like reading a miniature text book in that is was so incredibly detailed. Normally, I love details in books, but this was so obviously too much of a good thing.

The details distracted me from the plot, making Stranger to the Ground not a joy to read, but a struggle/5(62). It's a classic in the tradition of great flight books like "Fate is the Hunter" and "Night Flight"Written when Bach was an Air National Guard pilot, "Stranger to the Ground" takes you along for what is in essence a very humdrum and ordinary flight as he ferries an F86 from Germany to England.5/5(4).

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 4/5(11). Stranger to the ground is a strange tale of one’s search for creative freedom, lives meaning and purpose.

This book is a sheer treat for a soul longing for freedom and happiness. Infused with the technicalities and details of flying Richard Bach weaves the story of lives longing for freedom in ‘Stranger to the ground’.

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 /5(4). This does for the modern single-engine jet something of what de Saint-Exupery did for the old baling-wire mail plane.

Love of occupation has seldom been more vividly expressed, or more beautifully. It's very moving. With constant awareness of a counterpart Russian jet pilot, Mr. Bach describes his plane on a night flight from England to France so that the reader feels as if he were being.

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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. Get this from a library! Stranger to the ground.

[Richard Bach] -- An American fighter pilot recalls incidents from his flying career, sharing his exhilaration as well as imparting information about the flying process under good circumstances and in times of crisis. 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 4/5(1).

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