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Bradbury Speaks [electronic Resource]

Too Soon From The Cave, Too Far From The Stars

By Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012

He is an American treasure; a clear-eyed fantasist without peer; a literary icon who has created wonder for the better part of seven decades. He has a moon crater named after him and a star on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame. He has been showered with accolades and honored with prizes galore, everything from an Emmy Award to the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has inspired generations of readers to dream, think, invent, believe, and fly. When Ray Bradbury speaks, it pays dividends in gold to everyone who listens.

Collected between these covers are memories, ruminations, opinions, prophecies, and philosophies from one of the most influential and admired writers of our time: indelible boyhood experiences that molded the man, as well as his eye-opening, sometimes hilarious true adventures in the realm of the famous and adored; insightful, piquant, often biting, always fascinating reflections on humankind's past and future, and where we stand in the universe today; provocative and deeply affecting musings on the present state of art and the unparalleled glory of creation.

As unique, unabashed, and irrepressible as the artist himself, here is an intimate portrait, painted with the master's own words, of the one and only Bradbury -- far more revealing than any mere memoir, for it opens windows not only into his life and work, but into his mind and heart as well.

Ray Bradbury has something wonderful to say.

Format

Ebook

Publish Date

2006

ISBN

9780062242112


Format: Ebook
Author: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012
Title: Bradbury speaks [electronic resource] : too soon from the cave, too far from the stars / Ray Bradbury.
Publisher Date: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006.
Subject: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
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Format: Ebook
Author: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012
Title: Bradbury speaks [electronic resource] : too soon from the cave, too far from the stars / Ray Bradbury.
Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 243 p.)
Subjects: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
Genre: American essays.
Genre: Electronic books.
Other Title: Too soon from the cave, too far from the stars
Notes: Originally published: W. Morrow, 2005.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Contents: My demon, not afraid of happiness (undated) -- Vin revivere, or a vintage revisited (1991) -- How something wicked came (1996) -- Lincoln's doctor's dog's butterfly (undated) -- The whale, the whim, and I (undated) -- All's well that ends well, or, Unhappily ever after (2003) -- Remembrance of books past (2004) -- Predicting the past, remembering the future (2001) -- Mars : too soon from the cave, too far from the stars (2000) -- Earthrise and its faces (1999) -- Falling upward, or Walking backward to the future (1999) -- Beyond Giverny (1994) -- Mouser (undated) -- Lord Russell and the pipsqueak (undated) -- More, much more, by Corwin (1999) -- Because of the wonderful things he does (1999) -- A milestone at milestone's : Bonderchuk remembered (undated) -- Free pass at Heaven's Gate (1999) -- GBS : refurbishing the tin woodman : science fiction with a heart, a brain, and the nerve! (1997) -- The beautiful bad weather (2000) -- The affluence of despair : America through the looking glass (1998) -- The hunchback, the phantom, the mummy, and me (undated) -- Any friend of trains is a friend of mine (1968) -- I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore! (the new millennium, that is) (undated) -- The Rabbit Hole Lost and Found Book Shoppe (undated) -- Beyond 1984 (1979) -- The ardent blasphemers (1962) -- That future with a funny name (1995) -- Hysteria, goddess of flight, or on takeoff, do not run up and down the aisles screaming (1993) -- Time to explore again : where is the madman who'll take us to Mars? (2004) -- Paris : always destroyed, always triumphant (1986) -- The sixty-minute Louvre : Paris by stopwatch (1993) -- Queen of angels, not quite ready for her close-up (undated) -- L.A., how do I love thee? (undated) -- L.A., outta the way and let us happen! (2000) -- L.A., we are the world! : a new-millennium revelation (1989) -- Disneyland, or Disney's demon for happiness (undated).
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