Ray Bradbury
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Ray Bradbury

In a career spanning more than seventy years, Ray Bradbury, who died on June 5, 2012, at the age of 91, inspired generations of readers to dream, think, and create. A prolific author of hundreds of short stories and close to fifty books, as well as numerous poems, essays, operas, plays, teleplays, and screenplays, Bradbury was one of the most celebrated writers of our time. His groundbreaking works include Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. He wrote the screen play for John Huston's classic film adaptation of Moby Dick, and was nominated for an Academy Award. He adapted sixty-five of his stories for television's The Ray Bradbury Theater, and won an Emmy for his teleplay of The Halloween Tree. He was the recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2004 National Medal of Arts, and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, among many honors.

Throughout his life, Bradbury liked to recount the story of meeting a carnival magician, Mr. Electrico, in 1932. At the end of his performance Electrico reached out to the twelve-year-old Bradbury, touched the boy with his sword, and commanded, "Live forever!" Bradbury later said, "I decided that was the greatest idea I had ever heard. I started writing every day. I never stopped."

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    • Fahrenheit 451

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Tim Robbins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,435
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,425
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,418

    Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of 20th-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future, narrated here by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm Burnin', I'm Burnin' for You

    • By W Perry Hall on 10-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Martian Chronicles

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 913
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 854
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 850

    Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles is a classic work of 20th-century literature whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Original. Great Stories, Great Narrator.

    • By Troy on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Something Wicked This Way Comes

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,733
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,528
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,535

    A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun, Frightfully Fun

    • By Andre on 10-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Illustrated Man

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 308

    The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury - a collection of tales that breathe and move, animated by sharp, intaken breath and flexing muscle....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A haunting performance of a Bradbury classic

    • By M. Stephenson on 10-30-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Zen in the Art of Writing

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Zest. Gusto. Curiosity. These are the qualities every writer must have, as well as a spirit of adventure. In this exuberant book, the incomparable Ray Bradbury shares the wisdom, experience, and excitement of a lifetime of writing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, informative book!

    • By Jake LaFrance on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Dandelion Wine

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels.....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Does not translate well into an audible book

    • By Christopher on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The October Country

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Haunting, harrowing, and downright horrifying, this classic collection from the modern master of the fantastic features "The Small Assassin", "The Emissary",  "The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone", and more....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Pleasure to Burn

    • Fahrenheit 451 Stories
    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature - a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal repression....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The World of 451

    • By Maliboo on 09-15-13

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Crónicas Marcianas

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Germán Gijón
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Esta colección de relatos recoge la crónica de la colonización de Marte por parte de una humanidad que huye de un mundo al borde de la destrucción....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Un Clásico Maravilloso

    • By Héctor Díaz on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • I Sing the Body Electric!

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Travel on an unpredictable and unforgettable literary journey. Find a horrified mother who gives birth to a strange blue pyramid. Encounter an amazing Electrical Grandmother....

    Regular price: $13.99

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