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The Bradbury Chronicles

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The Bradbury Chronicles

The Life of Ray Bradbury

By Sam Weller

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060545840, 384pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2006


Accomplished journalist Sam Weller met the Ray Bradbury while writing a cover story for the Chicago Tribune Magazine and spent hundreds of hours interviewing Bradbury, his editors, family members, and longtime friends. With unprecedented access to private archives, he uncovered never before published letters, documents, and photographs that help tell the story of this literary genius and his remarkable creative journey. The result is a richly textured, detailed biography that illuminates the origins and accomplishments of Bradbury's fascinating mind.

Praise For The Bradbury Chronicles

“For Bradbury fans, THE BRADBURY CHRONICLES is essential. . . . [A]n engaging, often fascinating tale.”
-New York Times Book Review

“A fascinating look at a man’s work -- and the incredible evolution of an alien subgenre.”
-Chicago Tribune

“A highly readable story . . . informative, enjoyable, and inspiring.”
-School Library Journal