Dandelion Wine

Recommended by Elizabeth De La Vega, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #39 in Wine, Ranked #44 in Flowersee more rankings.

Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semi-autobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928.

Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town, Illinois, is as vast and deep as the whole wide world that lies beyond the city limits. It is a pair of brand-new tennis shoes, the first harvest of dandelions for Grandfather's renowned intoxicant, the distant clang of the trolley's bell on a...

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Elizabeth De La Vega @eliehonig @TMDILL1 @SpeakerPelosi @RepJerryNadler Oh, sneakers have been imbued w/magical properties for years! If you've never read "Dandelion Wine," by Ray Bradbury, you might enjoy it - great book about the magic of summer & sneakers, among other things. (Off the impeachment topic, I'm aware, but, hey, we need a break here.) (Source)

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