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Highlighting just one year of writing, this third volume of The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury represents a crucial moment as a professional writer. The original versions of the stories suggest that Bradbury’s masks didn’t always appeal to his editors. The Volume 3 stories were all written between March 1944 and March 1945, and the surviving letters of this period reveal the private conflict raging between Bradbury’s efforts to define a distinct style at home in Los Angeles and the tyranny of genre requirements imposed by the distant pulp publishing world in New York.