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Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

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ISBN13: 9780440343196
ISBN10: 0440343194
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Amy Wachsmuth, November 20, 2012 (view all comments by Amy Wachsmuth)
This book tears down the fabric of reality and alters perceptions, yet it is light, entertaining and engrossing. It is a story as unlikely as an auto mechanic turned messiah, turned barnstormer from the holy lands of Indiana; a glass of spring water in a literary world polluted with the lead and chlorine of writing for the mass market.

Richard is a barnstormer pilot of a Fleet airplane who flies out of the cornfields of the American Midwest selling ten minute rides for three dollars. His is a free existence, sleeping under the stars with a belly full of pan bread that only he can love. His unburdened mind flies with the idea that reality isn't. That men could fly if they could only forget that it was impossible. One sunny day he lands his Fleet next to a better-than-mint Travel Air 4000 and finds the teacher for whom he has been searching.

Richard rediscovers a bond of friendship with Don Shimoda that extends beyond this life. Don teaches Richard what he has yet to remember; that he can walk on water and swim through dirt; that this life is a story of our own creation from which we are meant to simply learn and enjoy.

This is a book that belongs on life's reading list.
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Angela Leach, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by Angela Leach)
This book showed me I can walk through solid objects. Unfortunately, physics continues to thwart me but I keep believing and trying!!! In all honesty, the book is very good and calls on us to not take others' word for granted that something ISN'T possible... so I'm going to go swimming in the ceiling now.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440343196
Subtitle:
(the adventures of a reluctant Messiah )
Author:
Bach, Richard
Publisher:
Dell/Eleanor Friede
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Series Volume:
6 bd.
Publication Date:
c1977
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
191 p.

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