Cover of: Fahrenheit 451 | Ray Bradbury

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    Donna Diamond

About the Book

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!

Source: http://www.raybradbury.com/books/fahrenheit451.html

About the Edition

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!
--back cover

Edition Notes

US / CAN edition

Genre Fiction.
Copyright Date 1982

Classifications

Library of Congress PZ3.B72453 Fah, PS3503.R167 Fah
LCCN Permalink https://lccn.loc.gov/53011280

The Physical Object

Format Mass Market Paperback
Pagination 179p.
Number of pages 179

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6137190M
Internet Archive fahrenheit45100brad
ISBN 10 0345342968
ISBN 13 9780345342966
LC Control Number 53011280
OCLC/WorldCat 29189279, 1011024162
Library Thing 4248
Goodreads 35382346

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