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Fahrenheit 451

the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ...

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Published by Del Rey / Ballentine Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

About the Edition

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

Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires. And he enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned the pleasure of the midnight runs or 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 Guy met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think. And Guy Montag suddenly realized what he had to do...

--back cover

Edition Notes

US / CAN edition

Afterword (c1982) by Ray Bradbury. Coda (c1979) by Ray Bradbury.

"A Del Rey book."

Includes "A conversation with Ray Bradbury."

Copyright Date
1982

Classifications

Library of Congress
PS3503.R167 F3 1991

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
190 p. ;
Number of pages
190

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24949040M
Internet Archive
fahrenheit451fah00brad
ISBN 10
0345342968
ISBN 13
9780345342966
OCLC/WorldCat
1038097529
Goodreads
16280156

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