Jonathan Livingston Seagull

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2011 - Gulls - 96 pages
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the most celebrated inspirational fable of our time, tells the story of a bird determined to be more than ordinary. Now at its 40th anniversary, this bestselling modern classic is released in a beautiful celebratory hardback. This is the perfect gift for anyone who has the courage to follow their dreams.

'Most gulls don't bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight - how to get from shore to food and back again,' writes author Richard Bach in this allegory about a unique bird named Jonathan Livingston Seagull. 'For most gulls it is not flying that matters, but eating. For this gull, though, it was not eating that mattered, but flight.' Flight is indeed the metaphor that makes this story soar.

This bestselling modern classic is a fable about seeking a higher purpose in life, even if your flock, tribe or neighbourhood finds your ambition threatening. It has shown generations to believe in themselves and make their own goals: by not compromising his higher vision, Jonathan earns life's greatest reward - transcendence.

This stunning 40th anniversary edition of a spirituality classic celebrates the timelessness of the story and the inspiration it has brought to thousands: the perfect gift for anyone who knows there is more to life than following the flock.

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About the author (2011)

Richard Bach was a tactical fighter pilot, a motion picture stunt pilot, and flight instructor before becoming one of the world's bestselling authors. His books include Illusions and Running from Safety.

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