Search Results: "Richard Bach"


BOOK REVIEW

BACH by John Eliot Gardiner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"An erudite work resting on prodigious research and experience and deep affection and admiration."
A celebrated conductor of baroque music debuts with an examination of Bach's compositions, descriptions of various works and some inferences about the genius who created them. Read full book review >

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REINVENTING BACH by Paul Elie
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"The author's passion, thorough research and imaginative heart produce one revelation after another."
The author of The Life You Save May Be Your Own (2003) returns with a tour de force about Johann Sebastian Bach and a description and assessment of the recordings that have made his work an essential part of our culture. Read full book review >

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RANCHER FERRETS ON THE RANGE by Richard Bach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Only the moonlight knows."
Fourth in the Ferrets Chronicles, following Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse (p. 1154), which headed the ferrets for the bestseller list. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Pale Fire for preteens and teens."
Third and best in Bach's Ferret Chronicles, following Air Ferrets Aloft (2002), with two more volumes promised—this year. Read full book review >

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RESCUE FERRETS AT SEA by Richard Bach
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 25, 2002

"Not billed as YA but bright-eyed and sorta bushytailed."
First volume of the Ferret Chronicles, an inspirational animal fable series by the author still best known for Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1972). Read full book review >

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TRAVELS WITH <i>PUFF</i> by Richard Bach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2013

"Greeting-card philosophy, as light and common as feathers."
The author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and numerous volumes about flying returns with an account of a cross-country flight in his new SeaRey amphibious plane. Read full book review >

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BECOMING BACH by Tom Leonard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"An imaginative look at what sparked a musical genius.(Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Johann Sebastian Bach's early years come to life in a delightful salute to the 17th-century German composer. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 27, 1994

"Either you buy it or you don't. (Author tour)"
New Age jargon bobs along amiably on stream-of-consciousness froth in this quasi-nonfiction indulgence by the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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AIR FERRETS ALOFT by Richard Bach
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 25, 2002

"Guardian Angels, suit up! Foul weather ahead, but fun."
Second in the inspirational animal fable series the Ferret Chronicles, published simultaneously with Rescue Ferrets at Sea (see below). Read full book review >

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Released: April 18, 1977

The Kahlil Gibran of the Me! generation called his last hero Jonathan, but now he's in full, self-y swing with a narrator named Richard who sells $3 rides on his biplane and learns to become "one messiah in a world of others." Read full book review >

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RICHARD NIXON by John A. Farrell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2017

"Full of fresh, endlessly revealing insights into Nixon's political career, less on the matter of his character, refreshingly, than on the events that accompanied and resulted from it."
A sturdy study of the man ranked at the bottom of many historians' lists of presidents. Read full book review >