The vintage Bradbury: Ray Bradbury's own selection of his best stories

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Vintage Books, 1965 - Fiction - 329 pages
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Bradbury presests his best short stories.

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Incredible insight and well-written on Bradbury. - Goodreads
And as a Writer that's a hard thing to do. - Goodreads
A really good selection of Ray Bradbury. - Goodreads
His prose is so endearing and eloquent. - Goodreads
... dat writing style tho'. - Goodreads
Ray Bradbury is an out standing writer. - Goodreads

Review: The Vintage Bradbury: The Greatest Stories by America's Most Distinguished Practioner of Speculative Fiction

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Review: The Vintage Bradbury: The Greatest Stories by America's Most Distinguished Practioner of Speculative Fiction

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DNF Thank the Powers that Be that I didn't have to read but a couple stories in this book for class. It's not that I dislike Ray Bradbury or his stories--I think his stories are very unique and ... Read full review

Contents

THE VELDT
13
HAIL AND FAREWELL
29
THE FRUIT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL
49
Copyright

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About the author (1965)

Ray Bradbury, author of more than 500 stories, poems, essays, plays, films, television plays, radio, music, and comic books, was born on August 22, 1920, in Waukegan, Illinois. Twice during his childhood, Bradbury moved with his family to Arizona, returning to the midwest both times before settling permanently in Los Angeles in 1934. At the age of fifteen, Bradbury began submitting short stories to national magazines, beginning his career as one of the best known science-fiction writers of all time. After his graduation from Los Angeles High School in 1938, Bradbury worked his way up from selling newspapers on street corners and publishing short stories in amateur fan magazines to writing the best-selling classics The Martian Chronicles, published in 1950, and Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953. Bradbury has won numerous awards for his works. His Sun and Shadow won the Benjamin Franklin Award of 1953-54 for Best Story in an American Magazine. In 1954, Fahrenheit 451 won the Commonwealth Club of California Gold Medal and Bradbury received an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters for contribution to American literature. Switch on the Night earned the Boys Club of America Junior Book Award in 1956. Icarus Montgolfier Wright in 1963 garnered an Academy Award nomination for short film. He was honored in 1977 with a World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and in 1977 with the Balrog Award for Best Poet. In addition to his writing achievements, Bradbury was the idea consultant and wrote the basic scenario for the United States pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair, as well as being an imagineer for Walt Disney Enterprises, where he designed the Spaceship Earth exhibition at Walt Disney World's Epcot Center. Bradbury lives in Los Angeles.

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