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The Martian chronicles
(eAudiobook)

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Published:
[United States] : Audible Studios, 2014.
Format:
eAudiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Content Description:
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 43 min.)) : digital.
Status:
Available Online
Description

Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves. Each wave different, and each wave stronger. Bradbury's Mars is 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 silently destroyed civilization. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn. First a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars, and then is conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. Ray Bradbury's, The Martian Chronicles is a classic work of 20th-century literature whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage. In connected, chronological stories, a true grandmaster once again enthralls, delights, and challenges us with his vision and his heart, starkly and stunningly exposing in brilliant spacelight our strength, our weakness, our folly, and our poignant humanity on a strange and breathtaking world where humanity does not belong. Of all the dazzling stars in the vast Bradbury universe, none shines more luminous than these masterful chronicles of Earth's settlement of the fourth world from the sun.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781603932103 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1603932100 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.2, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
740

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Performed by Mark Boyett.
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Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves. Each wave different, and each wave stronger. Bradbury's Mars is 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 silently destroyed civilization. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn. First a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars, and then is conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. Ray Bradbury's, The Martian Chronicles is a classic work of 20th-century literature whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage. In connected, chronological stories, a true grandmaster once again enthralls, delights, and challenges us with his vision and his heart, starkly and stunningly exposing in brilliant spacelight our strength, our weakness, our folly, and our poignant humanity on a strange and breathtaking world where humanity does not belong. Of all the dazzling stars in the vast Bradbury universe, none shines more luminous than these masterful chronicles of Earth's settlement of the fourth world from the sun.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, R., Figueroa, M., & Boyett, M. (2014). The Martian chronicles. Unabridged. [United States]: Audible Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012, Michelle. Figueroa and Mark, Boyett. 2014. The Martian Chronicles. [United States]: Audible Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012, Michelle. Figueroa and Mark, Boyett, The Martian Chronicles. [United States]: Audible Studios, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, Michelle Figueroa, and Mark Boyett. The Martian Chronicles. Unabridged. [United States]: Audible Studios, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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