Bookshelf photo of Daniel Hecht's books by Stella Hovis. For permission to use the cover images displayed on this site, I would like to thank Bloomsbury, Viking/Penguin, Signet/New American Library, Macmillan, Crown/Random House, Simon & Schuster UK./Pan, Blackstone Audio Books, Uitgeverij Luitingh-Sijthoff, Plaza y Janes Editores, Kustannusosakeyhtio Otava, Uitgave van Concentra Uitgeversmaatschappij, Circulo de Lectores, Editora Rocco Ltda., Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag, Arnoldo Mondator Editores, G.K. Hall & Co., Presses de la Cite.
Kites!: Remebering the proportions of the kites I built when I was 12, I built a large kite from scrap materials while in Maine. The kite was six feet tall and had the lift needed to carry a video camera aloft. It reached astonishing heights and gave us not only an orbital view of Lane's Island but a surprising face-to-face view of the Green Man, the omnipresent god of forests and the world's green places. You can see flight video and photos from the ground at www.danielhechtblog.com.
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"Former musician Daniel Hecht has brought a welcome artistry to his new field . . . He is a writer for those who demand texture, intriguing information, and a provocative thesis along with their thrills." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)