Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

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Fahrenheit 451 is Ray Bradbury's classic novel of censorship and defiance, as resonant today as it was when it was first published over 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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9781451673319
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9781982102609
9781476709505
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9781439142677
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9781451673265
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Audiobooks -- Unabridged, Book burning, Book burning -- Fiction, Censorship, Censorship -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Dystopian fiction, Dystopias, Fiction, Novels, Political fiction, Satire, Satirical literature, Science fiction, State-sponsored terrorism, State-sponsored terrorism -- Fiction, Totalitarianism, Totalitarianism -- Fiction
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title_full Fahrenheit 451, Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman, Fahrenheit 451 A Novel, Fahrenheit 451 [CD sound recording] / Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [electronic resource] / Ray Bradbury
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