The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury
by Weller, Sam
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Perhaps the most creative and pioneering science fiction writer of all time, Ray Bradbury elevated his discipline from an entertainment into an art form. In this first-ever authorized biography, award-winning journalist Sam Weller has been given the privilege of immersing himself in Bradbury's own world. Weller's sharp investigative instincts paired with unprecedented access to Bradbury's private archives, previously unpublished letters, and photographs yield a compelling and wonderful story. Bradbury's whole life is plotted out: his early aspirations of becoming an actor, his break-through fiction in the "pulp: magazines of the forties, and his lifelong love affair with his wife, Marguerite. Every detail of this prolific and enigmatic writer's remarkable story is here, for the first time, revealing the splendor, mystery, and magic of a true literary legend.