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The Pedestrian (short story)

  • Type: Short Story

The Pedestrian is a 1951 short story by Speculative Fiction author Ray Bradbury. - AsNotedIn

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  • Waukegan, IL, Illinois Leonard Mead is alone in this world of AD 2053, or as good as alone. Mead lives at 11 S St James St in an unknown city. Ray Bradbury lived at 11 S St James St, Waukegan, Illinois.


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1949/11/00 Ray Bradbury Life As Bradbury walks down Wilshire Blvd with a friend, a police car pulls up and ask what they are doing. Ray answers, "Well, we're putting one foot in front of the other." This incident is the inspiration for "The Pedestrian". Los Angeles California
1950/03/00 Bradbury sends "The Pedestrian" to his New York agent Don Congdon.
1951/08/07 Ray Bradbury Author The Pedestrian is published in The Reporter.

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Particulars for The Pedestrian (short story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements

Original Language: English

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