About the Author
In a career spanning more than 70 years, Ray Bradbury(1920-2012) inspired generations of readers to dream, think, and create. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451and short stories like "The Veldt," Bradbury was a prolific author of fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction. Upon his death,The New York Times called him "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream."
Hometown:Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth:August 22, 1920
Place of Birth:Waukegan, Illinois
Education:Attended schools in Waukegan, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California