Fahrenheit 451

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Random House Publishing Group, Aug 12, 1987 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Internationally acclaimed with more than 5 million copies in print, Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury's classic novel of censorship and defiance, as resonant today as it was when it was first published nearly 50 years ago.

Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires...

The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning ... along with the houses in which they were hidden.

Guy Montag enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned the pleasure of the midnight runs nor the joy of watching pages consumed by flames... never questioned anything until he met a seventeen-year-old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid.

Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think... and Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do!

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BRADBURY wasone of thetop 10 Science Fiction writters of the 20th Century. HIS out look on life and the future was based on a lot or research and soul searching .LIKE ORWELL he pretty much has ... Read full review

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Fahrenheit 451 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury's dystopian soft science fiction novel, was first published in 1953. The concept began with the 1947 short story "Bright ...
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sparknotes: Fahrenheit 451
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Ray Bradbury | Books
Internationally acclaimed with more than 5 million copies in print, FAHRENHEIT 451 is Ray Bradbury's classic novel of censorship and defiance, ...
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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Directed by François Truffaut. With Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack. In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins ...
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Fahrenheit 451 (play)
Bradbury developed Fahrenheit 451 into a play in the late 1970s. According to Jerry Weist's Bradbury: An Illustrated Life (Wm. Morrow, 2002), at least part ...
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - Critical Essays
Bradbury ties personal freedom to the right of an individual having the freedom of expression when he utilizes the issue of censorship in Fahrenheit 451. ...
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Burns the Books!
"Fahrenheit 451" is a multimedia age horror story of genius about firemen ... Fire-Captain Beatty, in my novel Fahrenheit 451, described how the books were ...
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novelguide: Fahrenheit 451: Metaphor Analysis
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gradesaver: Fahrenheit 451 - Study Guide - Short Summary
gradesaver(tm) classicnotes Fahrenheit 451 ... Set in the 24th century, Fahrenheit 451 tells the story of the protagonist, Guy Montag. ...
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About the author (1987)

Ray Bradbury is America's foremost writer of science fiction and fantasy. Among his most popular adult books are Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Death is a Lonely Business. In addition, he has written several books for children, including Switch on the Night. In recognition of his stature in the world of literature and the impact he has had on so many for so many years, Bradbury was awarded the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and the National Medal of Arts in 2004.

He lives in Los Angeles.

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