Fahrenheit 451

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this timeless classic with a special edition featuring a new foreword by the author and a message that is as relevant today as when it was first published. Since the late 1940s, Ray Bradbury has been revered for his works of science fiction and fantasy. With more than 4 million copies in print, Fahrenheit 451 -- originally published in 1953 -- remains his most acclaimed work: "One of the most brilliant overall jobs of social satire." The Nation "Frightening in its implications...Mr. Bradbury's account of this insane world, which bears many alarming resemblances to our own, is fascinating." The New York Times Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which book paper burns. Fahrenheit 451 is a short novel set in the (perhaps near) future when "firemen" burn books forbidden by the totalitarian "brave new world" regime. The hero, according to Mr. Bradbury, is "a book burner who suddenly discovers that books are flesh and blood ideas and cry out silently when put to the torch." Today, when libraries and schools are still "burning" certain books, Fahrenheit 451 is a work of even greater impact and timeliness.
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Grouped Work ID 4823fe05-ec45-73d9-d234-c66756b666d1
Full title fahrenheit 451
Author bradbury ray
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Last Update 2018-05-26 14:31:47PM
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auth_author2 Brick, Scott., Crespo, Alfredo., Hoye, Stephen., Hurt, Christopher, 1959-, Robbins, Tim, 1958-
author Ray Bradbury
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display_description In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Book burning -- Fiction, Book burning in literature, Bradbury, Ray, -- 1920-2012, Bradbury, Ray, -- 1920-2012. -- Fahrenheit 451 -- Criticism and interpretation, Bradbury, Ray, -- 1920-2012. -- Fahrenheit 451 -- Examinations -- Study guides, Censorship -- Fiction, Compact disc collection -- Fiction, Large type books, Literature -- Appreciation -- United States, Materiales en español, Political fiction, Satire, Science fiction, Sound recording, Spanish language materials, State-sponsored terrorism -- Fiction, Totalitarianism -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Fahrenheit 451
title_full Fahrenheit 451, Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury ; [traducción por Alfredo Crespo], Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman, Fahrenheit 451 A Novel, Fahrenheit 451 [compact disc] / Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [compact disc] / by Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [electronic resource] / Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [large print] Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
title_short Fahrenheit 451
topic_facet Appreciation, Audiobooks, Book burning, Book burning in literature, Bradbury, Ray, Censorship, Classic Literature, Compact disc collection, Criticism and interpretation, Examinations, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, State-sponsored terrorism, Totalitarianism, Young Adult Fiction
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