Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

Born: August 22, 1920

Died: June 5, 2012

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 and for the science fiction and horror stories gathered together as The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th-century American writers.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Time, Volume 117, Issue 2, p. 293. Original quote is slightly different at the beginning: "The American people are a remarkable people. I think we are far more remarkable than..."
Source/Notes: As quoted in "1984: Spring : a Choice of Futures" by Robert Anson Heinlein and Arthur Charles Clarke, Ballantine Books, 1984, p. viii - ISBN: 9780345313577

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