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Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois
Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois

Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library. Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he was 13, when his family moved away. Throughout his writing career, he returned to that Midwestern youth, from 1957's "Dandelion Wine" to "Something Wicked this Way Comes" in 1962 and his last novel, 2006's "Farewell Summer." After his death last year at age 91, Illinois officials learned that the author had left his personal book collection to the Waukegan library on County Street. The local Daily...

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