Out of My Mind: The Discovery of Saunders-Vixen

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HarperCollins, Sep 7, 1999 - Fiction - 101 pages
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With such classics as Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions, and The Bridge Across Forever, Richard Bach has earned a permanent place in the hearts of readers around the world. His visionary works have forged a new perspective on the traditional divisions of mind, matter, and spirit and awakened countless readers to the joy and wonder within ourselves, our world, and what may lie beyond it.

In his new novel, Out of My Mind, Bach takes off on an adventure across the boundaries of ordinary time and into the vast realm of creativity and imagination. The journey begins as Bach puzzles over design modifications for his airplane, a Piper Cub. Perfect designs -- simple and practical -- seem to come to him from nowhere. But when a design appears one day, along with a fleeting glimpse of an intriguing woman, he sets out to discover the source of his visions. His search leads to a startling destination: a parallel universe, where a British airplane manufacturer, Saunders-Vixen Aircraft Company Ltd., solves problems for perplexed aviators.

There Bach meets Derek Hawthorne, his guide through Saunders-Vixen and the new world just unfolding. And there he meets a young aircraft designer named Laura Bristol.

Out of Mind is an invitation to discover for ourselves a universe of astonishing possibilities.

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The author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull is back, still flying after all these years. In his latest fantasy, the author is puzzling over a modified design for his Piper Cub when a vision of ... Read full review

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A short joyful reading experience. The idea of parallel Universes and out ability to travel there. I enjoyed this book very much. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

A direct descendant of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Richard Bach was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1936. He attended Long Beach State College in 1955 and had a successful career in aviation, as an Air Force pilot, a flight instructor, an aviation mechanic, and an editor for Flying magazine. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the novel that made him famous, was written as the result of a vision. Halfway through the book, the vision disappeared and, finding that he was unable to continue, Bach, put the novel aside. When the vision reappeared, Bach finished the work. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, published in 1972, was an unexpected success and became the best-selling book in the United States for that year. The book is heavily influenced by Bach's love of flying and provides a marvelous inspirational message. The Bridge Across Forever: A Love Story, One, Messiah's Handbook: Reminders for the Advanced Soul (2004), and Hypnotizing Maria (2009) are some of his other novels that blend inspiration, love, fantasy, and hope. In recent years Bach has written Thank Your Wicked Parents: Blessings from a Difficult Childhood (2012), Rainbow Ridge and Travels with Puff: A Gentle Game of Life and Death (2013), NiceTiger,

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