Stranger to the Ground Author:Richard Bach "A Lifetime of Flight" — "The world of flight is one of the most difficult of all man's activities to capture in words. Few books have ever done so, and even rarer is the work that promises to become a classic o the men who sail the upper regions of earth. Richard Bach has given us a penetration and sensitive book that stands with the works of ... more »Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Ernest K Gann, and all those select few who speak so eloquently for all pilots everywhere... The complicated hardware of the fighter airplane is a maze so strange as often to alienate the reader. Under Bach's sure but gentle touch, however, the machine reveals itself as an extension of himself for flight... STRANGER TO THE GROUND is a single flight as measured in hours. It is also a lifetime of flight-compellingly beautiful and masterfully told."