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Becoming Ray Bradbury

Jonathan R. Eller


This book chronicles the making of an iconic American writer by exploring Ray Bradbury's childhood and early years of his long life in fiction, film, television, radio, and theater. It measures the impact of the authors, artists, illustrators, and filmmakers who stimulated Ray Bradbury's imagination throughout his first three decades. This biography follows Bradbury's development from avid reader to maturing author, making a living writing for the genre pulps and mainstream magazines. Unprecedented access to Bradbury's personal papers and other private collections provides insight into his eme ... More

Keywords: American writer, authorship, Ray Bradbury, creativity, fiction, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Fahrenheit 451

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036293
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan R. Eller, author

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