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Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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In a society in which books are outlawed, Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Satire
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Bradbury
ISBN: 9781451673265 1451673264 9780743247221 0743247221 9781451673319 1451673310
OCLC Number: 778451240
Notes: Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, ©1953.
Description: xi, 159 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction by Neil Gaiman --
1. The Hearth and the Salamander --
2. The Sieve and the Sand --
3. Burning Bright.
Other Titles: Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
Responsibility: Ray Bradbury.

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In a society in which books are outlawed, Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

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