Ray Bradbury dies in California
By Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ray Bradbury has died at 91 after a lengthy career of writing
everything from science-fiction and mystery to humor.
Reached at Bradbury’s home, his daughter, Alexandra Bradbury, says her father
died Tuesday night in Southern California. She did not have additional details.
Bradbury transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic
Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and his vision of a high-tech, book-burning
future in “Fahrenheit 451.”
He also scripted the 1956 film version of “Moby Dick” and wrote for “The
Bradbury’s series of stories in “The Martian Chronicles” was a Cold War morality
tale in which events on another planet served as a commentary on life on this
planet. It has been published in more than 30 languages.