Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012)

The author Ray Bradbury died at the age of 91 on June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, after a lengthy illness. He was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was best known for his novel Fahrenheit 451 which was published in 1953.

 New York Times Obituary by Gerald Jonas

Books by Rad Bradbury in our collection



Fahrenheit 451 (movie on DVD) 
directed by Fran├žois Truffaut. "[Oskar] Werner stars as a fireman in charge of burning books in a future where reading is a crime. [Julie] Christie plays a dual role as his wife and his book-collecting mistress."




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