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  • Copyright: 9/26/2012
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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From Ray Bradbury, the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal comes a magical collection of short fiction. Ray Bradbury is one of the most celebrated fiction writers of the 20th century. He is the author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Bradbury has once again pulled together a stellar group of stories sure to delight readers young and old, old and new. In One More For The Road we are treated to the best this talented writer has to offer : the eerie and strange, nostalgic and bittersweet, searching and speculative. Here are a father's regrets, a lover's last embrace, a child's dreams of the future ? ?l delivered with the trademark Bradbury wit and style.

Author Biography

The author of more than thirty books, Ray Bradbury is one of the most celebrated writers of our time. Among his best-known works are Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. He has written for the theater and the cinema, including the screenplay for John Huston's classic film adaptation of Moby Dick. 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. In 2000, Mr. Bradbury was honored by the National Book Foundation with a medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

Table of Contents

First Dayp. 1
Heart Transplantp. 13
Quid Pro Quop. 25
After the Ballp. 37
In Memoriamp. 47
Tete-a-Tetep. 55
The Dragon Danced at Midnightp. 63
The Nineteenthp. 81
Beastsp. 87
Autumn Afternoonp. 105
Where All Is Emptiness There Is Room to Movep. 111
One-Woman Showp. 129
The Laurel and Hardy Alpha Centauri Farewell Tourp. 139
Leftoversp. 153
One More for the Roadp. 167
Tangerinep. 179
With Smiles as Wide as Summerp. 197
Time Interveningp. 203
The Enemy in the Wheatp. 211
Fore!p. 223
My Son, Maxp. 231
The F. Scott/Tolstoy/Ahab Accumulatorp. 241
Well, What Do You Have to Say for Yourself?p. 253
Diane de Foretp. 261
The Cricket on the Hearthp. 269
Afterword: Metaphors, the Breakfast of Championsp. 285
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