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The Mummies of Guanajuato Haunting photos by Archie Lieberman of the mummies from El Museo de las Momias, Mexico, with ashort story by Ray Bradbury about a couple who visit the museum where the wife has an enlightening experience Photographs by Archie Lieberman story, The Next in Line, by Ray Bradburypages full page bw images throughoutxinches This was considerably different from any other mummy book I ve read The first half of the book is a Ray Bradbury story about some folks from the US who visit the Guanajuato mummies and the 2nd half is pictures of various mummies These made this a cool book, but what I REALLY wanted was some facts about the mummies in the pictures Since they took all these mummies out of their graves, they should at least have names, birthdates,and the date of their death thoinformation would be fascina This was considerably different from any other mummy book I ve read The first half of the book is a Ray Bradbury story about some folks from the US who visit the Guanajuato mummies and the 2nd half is pictures of various mummies These made this a cool book, but what I REALLY wanted was some facts about the mummies in the pictures Since they took all these mummies out of their graves, they should at least have names, birthdates,and the date of their death thoinformation would be fascinating I m still glad I own it, but I will be on the lookout for a book that has the info or better yet, convince some friends to take a road trip to the museum with me I just ordered this book I ve read the Ray Bradbury story Next In Line, and it is fantastic It was collected in The October Country Long ago, I traveled a bit in Mexico, but came down with a horrible case of bronchitis I wish that I had made it to Guanajuato guanajuato mummies I just ordered this book I ve read the Ray Bradbury story Next In Line, and it is fantastic It was collected in The October Country Long ago, I traveled a bit in Mexico, but came down with a horrible case of bronchitis I wish that I had made it to Guanajuato guanajuato mummies


About the Author: Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938 Although his formal education ended there, he became a student of life, selling newspapers on L.A street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at the typewriter He became a full time writer in 1943, and contributed numerous short stories to periodicals before publishing a collection of them, Dark Carnival, in 1947 His reputation as a writer of courage and vision was established with the publication of The Martian Chronicles in 1950, which describes the first attempts of Earth people to conquer and colonize Mars, and the unintended consequences Next came The Illustrated Man and then, in 1953, Fahrenheit 451, which many consider to be Bradbury s masterpiece, a scathing indictment of censorship set in a future world where the written word is forbidden In an attempt to salvage their history and culture, a group of rebels memorize entire works of literature and philosophy as their books are burned by the totalitarian state Other works include The October Country, Dandelion Wine, A Medicine for Melancholy, Something Wicked This Way Comes, I Sing the Body Electric , Quicker Than the Eye, and Driving Blind In all, Bradbury has publishedthan thirty books, close to 600 short stories, and numerous poems, essays, and plays His short stories have appeared inthan 1,000 school curriculum recommended reading anthologies Ray Bradbury s work has been included in four Best American Short Story collections He has been awarded the O Henry Memorial Award, the Benjamin Franklin Award, the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America, the PEN Center USA West Lifetime Achievement Award, among others In November 2000, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was conferred upon Mr Bradbury at the 2000 National Book Awards Ceremony in New York City Ray Bradbury has never confined his vision to the purely literary He has been nominated for an Academy Award for his animated film Icarus Montgolfier Wright , and has won an Emmy Award for his teleplay of The Halloween Tree He adapted sixty five of his stories for television s Ray Bradbury Theater He was the creative consultant on the United States Pavilion at the 1964 New York World s Fair In 1982 he created the interior metaphors for the Spaceship Earth display at Epcot Center, Disney World, and later contributed to the conception of the Orbitron space ride at Euro Disney, France Married since 1947, Mr Bradbury and his wife Maggie lived in Los Angeles with their numerous cats Together, they raised four daughters and had eight grandchildren Sadly, Maggie passed away in November of 2003 On the occasion of his 80th birthday in August 2000, Bradbury said, The great fun in my life has been getting up every morning and rushing to the typewriter because some new idea has hit me The feeling I have every day is very much the same as it was when I was twelve In any event, here I am, eighty years old, feeling no different, full of a great sense of joy, and glad for the long life that has been allowed me I have good plans for the next ten or twenty years, and I hope you ll come along.


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