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An introduction to Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury : audio guide

Author: Dan StoneDana GioiaHector ElizondoRay BradburyOrson Scott CardAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Endowment for the Arts, [2006]
Series: Big read.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, a novel about a future American society that embraces hedonism and bans critical thought through reading.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ray Bradbury; Ray Bradbury; Ray Bradbury
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Stone; Dana Gioia; Hector Elizondo; Ray Bradbury; Orson Scott Card; John Crowley; Paquito D'Rivera; Nat Hentoff; Ursula K Le Guin; Azar Nafisi; Luis Alberto Urrea; Sam Weller; National Endowment for the Arts.; Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.); Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
OCLC Number: 166430691
Notes: Compact disc.
"The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Container.
Performer(s): Narrated by Dana Gioia ; readings by Hector Elizondo ; featuring Ray Bradbury, Orson Scott Card, John Crowley, Paquito D'Rivera, Nat Hentoff, Ursula K. Le Guin, Azar Nafisi, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Sam Weller.
Description: 1 sound disc (38 min., 54 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Radio program --
Bonus tracks: Ray Bradbury on his favorite book --
Orson Scott Card on the power of storytelling --
Luis Alberto Urrea on his family's relationship to Fahrenheit 451 --
Sam Weller on Bradbury's office --
Sam Weller on the rejection of Fahrenheit 451 --
Hector Elizondo reads from Fahrenheit 451 --
Hector Elizondo reads from the concluding pages of Fahrenheit 451.
Series Title: Big read.
Responsibility: written and produced by Dan Stone.

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Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, a novel about a future American society that embraces hedonism and bans critical thought through reading.

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