The summer of '28 was a vintag season for a growing boy. A summer of green apple trees, mowed lawns, and new sneakers. Of half-burnt firecrackers, of gathering dandelions, of Grandma's belly-busting dinner. It was a summer of sorrows and marvels and gold-fuzzed bees. A magical, timeless summer in the life of a twelve-year-old boy named Douglas Spaulding--remembered forever by the incomparable Ray Bradbury.
"Bradbury is an authentic original." -- "Time"
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BookConcierge - LibraryThing
This was not what I was expecting. I thought it would be more about Douglas and his summer of dandelion wine. But it was about all the people in the town - almost like a collection of short stories. Themes include aging, lost youth, horror, tenderness, wonder. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deldevries - LibraryThing
This is a book to be savored and enjoyed bit by bit. A delightfully written series of short stories with a thread that runs between many chapters. The prose is excellent and keeps your attention. A worthy read! Read full review