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Bradbury 13

by Ray Bradbury


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This collection of classic short stories includes: "A Sound of Thunder", in which hunting enthusiasts get the chance of a lifetime: to travel back in time to bag a Tyrannosaurus Rex. "Dark They Were and Golden Eyed": Harry is resigned to living on Mars for a while, until a nuclear war on Earth strands the settlers forever. In "The Happiness Machine", an old man builds a machine meant to make all who enter it happy. But the most important person in his life is not amused! In "The Fox and the Forest", a couple flees from war in 2155 to 20th-century Mexico, a paradise compared to their world of disease bombs and widespread horror. In "Here There Be Tygers", prospectors from Earth travel to a world that knows their hearts' desires, but someone has dark desires and pays the ultimate price. In "Kaleidoscope", a routine space flight ends in an explosion, throwing the crew into space with only their space suits and radios.

In "The Man", a space crew lands on a planet to make first contact only to discover a prior visitor has stolen their thunder. In "Night Call, Collect", the lone survivor of a rocket crew on Mars has waited his lifetime to be rescued. Then, when he is 80, his phone rings! "The Screaming Woman": Margaret is playing by her house when she hears a woman scream for help from the ground! Will anyone believe her? "There Was an Old Woman": Old Aunt Tildy is shocked when a mortician comes to take her to the mortuary. In "The Veldt" a rich couple builds a virtual playroom for their spoiled children, complete with an African savannah and man-eating lions. You can even smell the lions' last meal. "The Wind": Where does the wind come from? Is it "born"? Intelligent? A terrified man seems to know all about it and who it's after. In "The Ravine" a strangler is murdering single women. Will the mysterious ravine be enough to save Lavinia and her friends?

Narrated by Bryce Chamberlain, Coleman Creel, Tim Eisenberg, Paul Frees, Ruth Hale, Max Golightly, Ra...


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  • Published: May 2010
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: B038677
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