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Bach writes book about 2012 plane crash

February 8, 2014
The Associated Press

NEW YORK - The author of the inspirational novella "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" is opening up about the plane crash that nearly killed him.

Richard Bach has a deal with Amazon.com Publishing for "Illusions II," a sequel to the 1977 best-seller "Illusions" that will tell of his 2012 accident. The new work is being sold exclusively through Amazon's Kindle Single e-book program, which has offered short works from Stephen King, Christopher Hitchens and others.

Amazon announced Friday that "Illusions II" is available for $2.99.

The 77-year-old Bach suffered brain, chest and spine injuries when he crashed his plane while trying to land on San Juan Island in Washington state.

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