Ray Bradbury Uncensored! (Paperback)

The Unauthorized Biography

By Gene Beley

iUniverse, 9780595373642, 199pp.

Publication Date: July 11, 2006

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Description

Delve into the fascinating life of Ray Bradbury, one of the most prolific writers of our time, spokesperson for the Space Age, and idea man for Disney. Author of more than forty-five books and nearly five hundred short stories, Bradbury has entertained generations of readers worldwide with imaginative stories, poetry, TV shows and movies. In Ray Bradbury-Uncensored author and journalist Gene Beley examines the life of this literary King Kong of writers. A plethora of interesting insights and milestones from Bradbury's life includes: Advice to writers Non-edited speeches from the 1960s Views on architecture, religion, and space CBS television plagiarism court battles Sparring with movie producer John Huston over the Moby Dick screenplay How and where he got his ideas for his classic books and short stories. Beley offers an intriguing look at one of the world's greatest, iconoclastic minds, revealing why Bradbury has inspired many other creative people to practice his "optimal optimism.