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  • Published: New York : Ballantine Books, c1953.
  • Year Published: 1953
  • Description: 147 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 890

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0345410017 (softcover)
  • 0345342968 (pbk.)
  • 0743247221 :
  • 067187036X :
  • 1451673310

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Fahrenheit 451

by Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.

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Call number: Science Fiction, Science Fiction (Paperback), Science Fiction (Paperback)

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Traverwood Adult

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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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Great book

I enjoyed this book, but the end can be slightly maddening.

Amazing

I read this when I was in high school and I didn't realize how profound of a topic it covered. Bradbury has written on a subject matter that will stand the test of time. Phenomenal writing and book that should be read by all.

Wow

I was kind of iffy on this book at first, but since my friend recommended it to me I finished reading it and I'm glad I did

451

This book takes a while to get into, but once your reading, it's great.

A classic

A book about book-burning and universal conformity that has ironically occasionally been banned and even burned. If you loved 1984, you'll love this.

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