Books @ Main: The Martian Chronicles, Main Library

This program was on Sep 9, 2014
Event type: 
Books & Authors
Library Club
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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
America’s preeminent storyteller imagines a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor— of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a vanished, devastated civilization. Earthmen conquer Mars and then are conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. In this classic work of fiction, Bradbury exposes our ambitions, weaknesses, and ignorance in a strange and breathtaking world where man does not belong.  Books will be available at the Reference Desk; for more information, call 801-337-2362.

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