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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Good readUser Review - Patient - Borders
At first I didn't think I would like this book, but once you get into it, it really is interesting. Takes you back to your childhood with some of the things they did, even though it was way back in 1928. Enjoyable and a good discussion book. Read full review
Bradbury, oh BradburyUser Review - MusicIsAmazing - Borders
This was my first Ray Bradbury novel, and must I say that it was an exceptional one. The story is about Douglas and his younger brother Tom.( trust me, there are many other characters) Throughout the ... Read full review