Dandelion Wine

Dandelion Wine

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010 | Unabridged
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An endearing classic of childhood fancies and memories of an idyllic Midwestern summer from America's most beloved storyteller.Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semi-autobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928.Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town, Illinois, is as vast and deep as the whole wide world that lies beyond the city limits. It is a pair of brand-new tennis shoes, the first harvest of dandelions for Grandfather's renowned intoxicant, the distant clang of the trolley's bell on a hazy afternoon, It is yesteryear and tomorrow blended into an unforgettable always. But as young Douglas is about to discover, summer can be more than the repetition of established rituals whose mystical power holds time at bay. It can be a best friend moving away, a...
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781400198238
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Additional Contributors: Hoye, Stephen
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