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The Resource Ray Bradbury : the last interview and other conversations, edited by Sam Weller

Ray Bradbury : the last interview and other conversations, edited by Sam Weller

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Ray Bradbury : the last interview and other conversations
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Ray Bradbury
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the last interview and other conversations
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edited by Sam Weller
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eng
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"Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man But he also lived a fascinating life outside the parameters of sci-fi, and was a masterful raconteur of his own story, as he reveals in his wide-ranging and in-depth final interview with his acclaimed biographer, Sam Weller. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an inveterate fanboy of movie stars, spending hours waiting at studio gates to get autographs. He would later get to know many of Hollywood's most powerful figures when he became a major screenwriter, and he details here what it was like to work for legendary directors such as John Huston and Alfred Hitchcock. And then there are all the celebrities--from heads of state like Mikhail Gorbachev to rock stars like David Bowie and the members of Kiss--who went out of their way to arrange encounters with Bradbury. But throughout that last talk, as well as the interviews collected here from earlier in his career, Bradbury constantly twists the elements of his life into a discussion of the influences and creative processes behind his remarkable developments and inventions for the literary form he mastered. Mixed with cheerful gossiping about his travels and the characters of his life, it makes for a rich reading experience and a revealing collection of interviews"--
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contains biographical information
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no index present
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non fiction
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The last interview series
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Ray Bradbury : the last interview and other conversations, edited by Sam Weller
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Ray guns, robots, and rockets: the influence of Ray Bradbury on the future -- The Pomegranate acrchtiect and other essays -- The temperature at which books burn -- The last interview
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sky2ocm64864529
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781612194219
Lccn
2014038045
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Label
Ray Bradbury : the last interview and other conversations, edited by Sam Weller
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ray guns, robots, and rockets: the influence of Ray Bradbury on the future -- The Pomegranate acrchtiect and other essays -- The temperature at which books burn -- The last interview
Control code
sky2ocm64864529
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781612194219
Lccn
2014038045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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