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The Resource Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Label
Fahrenheit 451
Title
Fahrenheit 451
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Summary
Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family." But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn't live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life
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Bradbury, Ray
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Science Fiction
Label
Fahrenheit 451
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:63348573-0f7a-4fb9-b84f-f83f7ff14d54
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781476709505
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Fahrenheit 451
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:63348573-0f7a-4fb9-b84f-f83f7ff14d54
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781476709505
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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