Ray Bradbury, Author Of “Fahrenheit 451,” Dead At 91

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Ray Bradbury, the writer best known for his dystopian novel “Fahrenheit 451,” died Tuesday night in Los Angeles. He was 91.

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 had a lengthy career of writing everything from science-fiction and mystery to humor. He transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and a high-tech, book-burning future in “Fahrenheit 451.”

He also scripted the 1956 film version of “Moby Dick” and wrote for “The Twilight Zone

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