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The illustrated man

Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2011.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics edView all editions and formats
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"The Illustrated Man is a classic Bradbury--eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin. In this phantasmagoric sideshow, living cities take their vengeance, technology awakens the most primal natural instincts, Martian invasions are foiled by the good life and the glad hand, and dreams are carried aloft in junkyard rockets."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Bradbury
ISBN: 9780062079978 0062079972
OCLC Number: 703206501
Description: ix, 275 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The illustrated man --
The veldt --
Kaleidoscope --
The other foot --
The highway --
The man --
The long rain --
The rocket man --
The last night of the world --
The exiles --
No particular night or morning --
The fox and the forest --
The visitor --
The concrete mixer --
Marionettes, Inc. --
The city --
Zero hour --
The rocket --
The illustrated man --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Responsibility: Ray Bradbury.

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"The Illustrated Man is a classic Bradbury--eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin. In this phantasmagoric sideshow, living cities take their vengeance, technology awakens the most primal natural instincts, Martian invasions are foiled by the good life and the glad hand, and dreams are carried aloft in junkyard rockets."--Page 4 of cover.

A wanderer meets a tattooed man whose images foretell the future, leaving a space to preview the destiny of the viewer.

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