b. 1936

Bach is noted for his love of aviation and for his books related to flying in ametaphorical context. Bach has pursued flying as a hobby since the age of 17. In late August 2012, Bach was badly injured when on approach to landing atFriday Harbor, Washington, his aircraft clipped some power lines and crashed upside down in a field.

"Jonathan Livingston Seagull" , 1970 (audio)

"Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah ", 1977

These novels are meditations on how to live.

"Illusions" tries to paint the hero for our times. But so does the "Jonathan Livingston". 

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