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A short story by Ray Bradbury
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ebook, 12 pages
Published 1944
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Indira
Sep 11, 2015 Indira rated it really liked it
I read "The Lake" because a friend recommended it. She lives in Lake Bluff, Illinois, where I lived for six years. That is also where the story takes place.

Ray Bradbury lived in Waukegan, Illinois, a large town neighboring the village of Lake Bluff. I was excited to read how Bradbury, an accomplished author, describes Lake Bluff. Much of the Lake Bluff Bradbury describes is very different from the Lake Bluff I knew. Bradbury knew a population of 10,000, while I knew a population of 6,000; he rec
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Roman Santoro
Jan 16, 2015 Roman Santoro rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book, Bradbury is great at "feeding" us with the things we expect to see, but does so in such a wonderful way that it is hard not to "devour" the text in front of us.
Highly recommended
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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 ...more
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